MIT-WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography / Applied Ocean Science and Engineering

77 Massachusetts Avenue
Building 54-820
Cambridge
MA
02139

Phone: 

617-253-7544

Email: 

Application Opens: 

September 1

Deadline: 

January 5

Fee: 

$75.00

Terms of Enrollment: 

Fall Term (September)
Summer Term (June)

Degrees: 

Master of Science (SM) for U.S. Naval Officers
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Science (ScD)

Standardized Tests: 

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

  • General test required
  • Institute code: 3514
  • Department code: 0508

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

  • Minimum score required: 7
  • Electronic scores send to: MIT Graduate Admissions

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

  • Minimum score required: 100 (iBT) 600 (PBT)
  • Institute code: 3514
  • Department code: 75

Waiver of TOEFL/IELTS may be available.

Areas of Research: 

Applied Ocean Science and Engineering
Biological Oceanography
Chemical Oceanography
Marine Geology and Geophysics
Physical Oceanography

Application Requirements: 

Online application
Statement of objectives
Three letters of recommendation
Transcripts
English proficiency exam scores
GRE scores

Special Instructions: 

Official transcripts will be required upon admission to the program. If you are admitted, you will be instructed when and where to submit those. Do not send transcripts to the Joint Program unless you are asked to do so.