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B.S. In Marine Biology

Bachelor (ISCED 2011 level 6)


Cost $31,150/ year

Explore the physical sciences and discover the intricacies of the marine world. New species and new aspects of the ocean are constantly being revealed, and you'll gain the tools to become an expert in the world's largest laboratory.

What you'll study
Marine biology incorporates studies of the animals, the chemistry, and the physics of the oceanic realm. You'll gain firm grounding in large ecosystems, laboratory techniques, and ecology. Electives take you deeper into zoology, sharks, and coral communities.

How you'll learn more
An entire NSU campus and marina is devoted to marine science. You'll also benefit from NSU's strength across all sciences. In class and in the field, you'll learn from researchers at the forefront of their profession. Study abroad and independent study give you freedom to delve into your passion.

Where it can take you
New methods to manage the ocean demand a new generation of managers, with solid scientific credentials. Many biologists continue into graduate studies in biology, medicine, or the environment, and your dedicated to the marine environment will place you ahead of the competition.

Structural components
Ship training
Internship/Workplace experience
Laboratory training
Practical/Field work
Research Project

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