The Marine Affairs Program offers the Master of Marine Management degree to students with a strong academic record who are planning a career path in marine affairs and have an interest in climate change, public and private sector management, conservation science, planning, public service, engineering, community organizing or public policy. Visit the Program Details page to find out more.

Potential students

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The interdisciplinary nature of the MMM degree puts a high premium on diversity within the student body. Applications are routinely received from individuals with backgrounds in science, law, humanities and the social sciences producing an environment in which cross-fertilization is the norm, ultimately producing considerable breadth among our graduates. MMM alumni are currently working in 52 countries. For more information, follow the links below

Graduate life


A wealth of experience exists in past and current students regarding the MMM degree program, the university and Halifax. In addition statistics drawn from the past 12 years show that 89 % of our graduates are employed in Marine affairs-related jobs. For more information, follow the links below.



The principal form of student research occurs under the rubric of the Graduate Project, representing the culmination of the student learning experience. Students demonstrate their abilities to synthesize and organize complex information, while critically examining coastal/ocean management issues leading to the advancement of a case for appropriate responses. For more information, follow the links below.