The Master of Coastal and Ocean Policy (MCOP) is a professional, non-thesis, interdisciplinary degree program providing students with key knowledge and skills for navigating the interface of science and policy decision making.
MCOP students have the opportunity to explore
- coastal science
- environmental science
- marine science
- social science and humanities approaches to natural and physical sciences
while also gaining knowledge and experience in
- policy analysis
- environmental policy analysis
- non-profit and non-governmental organization management
- public budgeting and finance
- environmental economics
The integration of knowledge areas, coastal and marine science with policy expertise, provides students with a strong foundation to pursue opportunities at the interface of science and policy.