Application Procedures

* GOPC Student Application Available for download (PDF)

  1. All Application materials should be sent to the Graduate Division:
    Graduate Division Admissions Office
    University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
    2540 Maile Way, Spalding 354
    Honolulu, HI  96822
  2. All application materials must be received by 1 October for admission the following Spring (January), and 1 April for admission the following Fall (August).
    Applications are welcome at any time from currently enrolled UHM graduate students.  Please contact the Program Director for more information.
  3. The complete application includes:
    1. Graduate Division Application
      (Under Item 5, Field of Study = Graduate Ocean Policy Certificate, Program Code = GOPC, Degree Sought = GCERT).
      Includes statement of objectives, residency declaration, supplementary information for non-U.S. citizens, transcripts, TOEFL results – if applicable, and application fee payment.
    2. Two letters of recommendation

There is a six-person steering committee for the program which will review the applications and decide which applicants will be accepted.

No financial aid is currently available.

Please contact the GOPC Director if you have questions.

Telephone: (808) 956-8280