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From the deep sea to outer space (and everywhere in between) come join us and learn about the exciting frontiers we're exploring to uncover the mysteries of our blue planet! At the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE), our mission is to advance the knowledge, understanding, and wise use of ocean, earth, and atmospheric resources through programs of interdisciplinary research, outreach, and education in the physical, chemical, biological, geological and social sciences.

As a graduate student in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, you may undertake one of the following graduate degree programs in one of our three academic units (School of Marine Science and Policy, Department of Geological Sciences or Department of Geography).

Degree Options

  • Climatology (PhD)
  • Geography (MA, MS, PhD)
  • Geological Sciences (MS, PhD)
  • Marine BioSciences (MS, PhD)
  • Marine Policy (MMP, MMP/JD, PhD)
  • Oceanography (MS, PhD)
  • Physical Ocean Science and Engineering (MS, PhD)
  • Water Science and Policy (MS, PhD)

Certificate Programs

Other courses offered

There are also courses and other opportunities for you to explore Earth, Ocean, and Environment at the University of Delaware!

• Course Catalog With Descriptions of Course Offerings

Geography (GEOG)

Geological Sciences (GEOL)

Marine Science & Policy (MAST)

Discover Our World!

Ghost Crab Pots

UD, Delaware Sea Grant investigate lost or abandoned crab pots in inland bays.

Plants, Soil and Miss USA Contest

Jolisa Copeman earned UD degrees in environmental science, entrepreneurship and design.

Experiential Learning

Students in UD’s introductory geology class hike White Clay Creek Park to learn outdoors.
Helga Huntley

Tracking ocean pollution

Uncovering new clues about how oil, other pollutants move in ocean
Asia Dowtin

Stemflow study

Investigating how rainwater travels in urban forests
horseshoe crab

Horseshoe Crabs and Artificial Bait

We are working to identify chemoattractants in horseshoe crabs and produce an artificial bait, reducing the reliance on horseshoe crabs in the eel and conch fisheries.

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CEOE School & Departments

School of Marine Science & Policy

Advancing the understanding, stewardship, and conservation of estuarine, coastal, and ocean environments.

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Department of Geological Sciences

Discovering how geological processes have operated over various time scales to create and influence the planet’s surface environments.

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Department of Geography

Investigating the interactions between people and the environment and the processes that explain the location of human and natural phenomena.

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College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment • 111 Robinson Hall • Newark, DE 19716 • USA • Phone: 302-831-2841
Geography: 302-831-2294 • Geology: 302-831-2569 • Marine Science and Policy: 302-645-4212 • E-mail: ceoe-info@udel.edu

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