Coastal Marine Resources Management (CMRM) - Overview

Students in the Coastal Marine Resources Management (CMRM) specialization will find employment in both the public and private sectors. Please follow the links below for further information on marine-related career opportunities.


Bren students have been successful in obtaining internships related to CMRM specialization at the international, national, and local level. For a list of some of the places that past CMRM students have interned at over the years and links to these companies' websites, please visit our web page for CMRM Internships and Employment. Additional resources, including information about professional organizations and journals and publications pertaining to CMRM, can be found on our Additional Resources page.


The Coastal Marine Resources Management specialization (CMRM) trains MESM students to address interdisciplinary questions related to marine coastal ecosystems. For more details about this specialization, please visit the web page about the specialization description and course work.

Job Titles

Upon graduation, students specializing in Coastal Marine Resources Management have found themselves placed in exciting career positions. The list below demonstrates just a dozen of the many career titles for CMRM specializations.

  • Conservation Biologist
  • Marine Education Specialist
  • Marine & Coastal Consultant
  • Consultant/Project Manager
  • Watershed Program Coordinator
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Hydrologist/Geomorphologist
  • Marine Ecologist
  • Water Resource Analyst
  • Salt Marsh Manager
  • Zoologist
  • Marine Geologist