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Aquatic and Marine Biology, B.Sc.

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DeLand, FL, United States
The majors of the Aquatic and Marine Biology program from Stetson University are trained to be scientists. Many graduates pursue advanced degrees leading to careers in biological research, environmental science and conservation. Others pursue careers in the health professions.
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Program Overview

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Major

The majors of the Aquatic and Marine Biology program from Stetson University will become well-versed in the issues facing freshwater and marine ecosystems. Our convenient Florida location provides ready access to many different bodies of water, in which you will have the opportunity to visit and conduct research projects. As a Stetson aquatic and marine biology student, you will gain hands-on experience through an external internship and your senior research project.

Career Significance

Alongside a mastery of knowledge concerning aquatic and marine biology, you will also gain vital skills such as critical thinking, communication skills and field work capability. These skill sets will set you up for rewarding careers in multiple fields.

As a Stetson graduate of aquatic and marine biology, you will be prepared for roles such as 

  • Graduate student (masters in marine science, shark biology, fisheries science; veterinary school; pharmacy school)
  • Education and restoration specialist
  • Teacher
  • County environmental manager
  • Lab technician (water quality, DNA analyst)
  • Fisheries biologist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    32 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biostatistics
  • Introductory Biology III: Ecology and Evolution
  • Invertebrate Zoology
  • Marine Vertebrate Biology
  • Oceanography
  • Limnology
  • Internship in Biology
  • Research Proposal
  • Senior Project 

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Official Transcripts
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Writing Sample
  • Essay Topics
  • Standardized Testing Scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    47270 USD/year
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  • National

    47270 USD/year
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Living costs for DeLand

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
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