Doctoral Page

Doctoral Degrees

Doctoral Students at the Nicholas School earn degrees through one of our three divisions:

And often focus in one of three cross-divisional programs:

How to Apply:

*Doctoral students in Marine Science and Conservation typically spend 1-2 semesters taking graduate classes at Duke’s main campus before moving to the Duke Marine Lab in Beaufort, N.C. to complete their research, although residence in Durham is not required. Some sources of funding are contingent upon having an advisor from the Marine Lab's resident faculty.