Graduate Student Opportunities

To all potential students with Dr. Herzing,

Thank you for your interest in our program. Dr. Herzing only takes a limited amount of students, usually in the acoustic and behavioral areas.  Students must have their own financial support or sign up for a TA ship through the Department of Biology at FAU.

If you have inquired or would like to inquire about studying under Dr. Herzing at Florida Atlantic University for either a Masters or PhD degree please do the following:

  1. Send an email to
  2. Subject Heading should read: Student inquiry – your last name
  3. Email should contain the following:
    • Letter of interest – be specific about what area of dolphins you are interested in and your skill set and experience
    • C.V. with school info, volunteer info, and GPA

If you are considered as a top candidate, we will then ask you to provide the following:

  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Unofficial Transcripts

Dr. Herzing is only considering students with advanced acoustic, behavior, or genetic experience.   No students without a Master’s Degree will be considered for PhD work.  

Again, thank you for your interest and we look forward to hearing from you.

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