Graduate Certificate Admissions Requirements

The Oceanographic Center offers three Graduate Certificates: one in Coastal Studies, one in Computational Molecular Biology, and another in Marine and Coastal Climate Change.

Requirements for all Certificate Applicants:

1.    Online application form and application fee
2.    An earned bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution and with an appropriate major

Online Application Form and Application Fee

A completed application along with a $50 application fee is required. Payment can be made by check or money order made payable to "Nova Southeastern University". Visa, American Express, and MasterCard payments are accepted.


You need to request official transcripts showing a successful completion of an undergraduate degree. Request the certifying institution to send transcripts directly to:

Nova Southeastern University
Enrollment Processing Services
ATTN: Oceanographic Center
3301 College Ave
P.O. Box 299000
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33329-9905

Electronic Transcripts can be sent directly from the institution to:

Our phone is: (954) 262-3600

Our email is: