Marine Conservation and Policy Program


The Graduate Program in Marine Conservation and Policy provides students with an understanding of contemporary marine conservation and policy issues and helps them develop the necessary skills to apply this knowledge in marine conservation positions that require advanced training and a broad sill-set, but are not research-based. Graduates of this program should be able to compete effectively for positions in government, environmental consultancy, and non-governmental organizations, and to apply marine conservation and policy knowledge in other fields such as law, teaching, communications or business.

Renowned Nature Writer Carl Safina Shares His Story with MCP Students

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MCP Students Danica Warns and Katie Flowers Publish Letter to the Editor in Newsday

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Liz Smith, Environmental Economist for The Nature Conservancy, Visits MCP Students

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Policy Manager Noah Chesnin Shares Career Insight with MCP Students

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Whale Biologist Ari Friedlaender Discusses Careers in Marine Conservation with MCP Students

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Former Brookhaven Director of Environmental Protection Jeff Kassner Meets with MCP Students

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MCP student Kenneth Lang awarded prestigious Knauss Fellowship

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Jake LaBelle, Former MCP Student, Uses Internship to Kickstart Career in Shark Research

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Marine Conservation and Policy Program, School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences,  Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5000