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Marine Science

Bachelor (ISCED 2011 level 6)


Duration 8 semesters
Cost $45,452 full-time annual tuition/$22,726 per semester

The marine science major provides both an integrative science background and specialized foundation work especially suitable for students planning professional careers in marine fields.

Students majoring in any track of the marine science major are expected to be knowledgeable regarding fundamental concepts of biological, geological, chemical, and physical oceanography as well as scientific methods employed by marine scientists.

In addition, students are expected to be able to:

  • synthesize information from the various marine science disciplines
  • speak professionally
  • utilize bibliographic resources effectively and properly document them in a scientific report.
Structural components
Laboratory training
Research Project

Application procedure

A list of application requirements and access to the application portal can be found here

Grant opportunities

Information about financial aid and scholarships offered by Eckerd College can be found here

ISCED Categories

Personal skills and communication
Project management
Marine Geology
Physical and chemical oceanography