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Students in SoMAS programs have the opportunity to get to know and work closely with world class  faculty, take field courses, and conduct  research in a wide range of coastal and oceanic environments. SoMAS offers classes at the  Stony Brook and  Southampton campuses and students have access to world-class  facilities well equipped to support research and education in a wide variety of oceanographic and atmospheric disciplines.

Undergraduate Programs

SoMAS offers the following undergraduate degree programs:

Each of these programs offers students the opportunity to learn more about environmental issues and prepare for a wide variety of  careers.

The Semester by the Sea program at the Southampton campus provides an immersive experience in marine science and maritime studies for Stony Brook and visiting undergraduates and recent graduates.

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Graduate Programs

SoMAS offers the following graduate degree programs:

For both the M.S. and Ph.D. programs, students must focus their studies to pursue either the Marine Sciences Track or the Atmospheric Sciences Track.

Graduate Certificate Programs are also available.

SoMAS graduate programs prepare students for exciting  careers in government, academia, not for profit organizations, and industry.

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If you have questions related to our education programs, please contact our Educational Programs Office. 

View a selection of videos of clubs and courses at SoMAS from the playlist below, including clips from students in our  ATMEHMENSEDP, MAR,  MVB, and  SUS programs!