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Hydrographic Science



To apply for the Hydrographic Science Master's Program, you must meet the following prerequisites:

    Courses in Single Variable Calculus, Multi-variable Calculus and familiarity with Linear Algebra, Probability and Statistics. Also recommended is a course in differential equations.
    Courses in Mechanics, Electricity, Wave Motions
    Familiarity with MATLAB programming


Financial Assistance

It is possible to be considered for a teaching or research assistantship for entering non- sponsored students. At the present time, all assistantships include a full tuition waiver. If seeking an assistantship, your application materials must be received by the end of February for Fall semester admission. Assistantships will not be considered for students completing the program in one year.


International Military

Send requests to attend the program to the Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC) located in your home country. In those countries where there is no ODC, the request for attendance should be directed to the U.S. Naval Attaché at the U.S. Embassy. The program is listed in the Military Articles and Service Listing (MASL) under the title International Hydrographic Science Applications Program, MASL number P-169265. Additional information about the program can be obtained by contacting: Commanding Officer, Fleet Survey Team, ATTN: IHSAP Director, Training Division, Stennis Space Center, MS 39529. TEL: (228) 689-8688, FAX: (228) 689-8449.