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Group sampling for plankton, getting a close look at marine plants, students viewing the bay

Undergraduate and gradute students have been studying marine science at the EOS Center since it was first established in 1978. With its close proximity to salt marshes, rocky intertidal areas, sandy beaches and open water, the EOS Center is a perfect setting for active field study. State of the art research facilities are available for student research, as well as a fleet of research vessels that are suitable for research activities in the Bay. 

M.S. in Interdisciplinary Marine and Estuarine Sciences

The M.S. in Interdisciplinary Marine and Estuarine Sciences (IMES) was developed with support from an NSF Research Trainee (NRT) grant. Learn more about the IMES program and how to apply.

Current Course Schedule

Fall 2021 course schedule for undergraduate and graduate students.

Housing Crisis & Food Access Resources for Spring

Food+Shelter+Success is SF State's Basic Needs Initiative. Basic needs are the essentials that every student needs to survive and thrive. Food+Shelter+Success supports students and their ability to be engaged learners who reach their full potential by helping students access quality food, secure housing and economic resources. Visit the Basic Needs website HERE.

Scholarship and Funding Opportunities

There are many opportunities to find scholarship and financial support. Check back often as opportunities and deadlines change by semester.

Estuary & Ocean Science Scholarship
The Estuary and Ocean Science Scholarship supports graduate student success in marine and coastal research and science engagement. Criteria: 1st, 2nd or 3rd year in the Interdisciplinary Marine & Estuarine Sciences MS degree program or other CoSE graduate degree program when the graduate advisor is based at the Estuary & Ocean Science Center. Awards are for up to $2000

Estuary & Ocean Science Opportunity Scholarship
The Estuary and Ocean Science Opportunity Scholarship supports graduate student success in marine and coastal research and science engagement for students who have demonstrated financial need. Criteria: 1st, 2nd or 3rd year in the Interdisciplinary Marine & Estuarine Sciences MS degree program or other CoSE graduate degree program when the graduate advisor is based at the Estuary & Ocean Science Center. Awards are for up to $2000

RIPTIDES scholarship and funding opportunities

SFSU scholarship website (with search tool)

STAR Program

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) Teacher and Researcher (STAR) Program at the EOS Center.

Transportation

Information on getting here and how to register for the EOS Shuttle Service.

For more information

For more information please contact Associate Director of Academic Programs, Ellen Hines.