B.Sc. On Campus

Marine Biology

Florida Institute of Technology

48 months
38590 USD/year
38590 USD/year
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Whether you want to explore the mysteries of deep-sea organisms, discover marine animal interrelationships, or become a leader in marine veterinary science, you can reach toward your goals with the Marine Biology program at the Florida Institute of Technology.


One of the first undergraduate marine biology programs in the country, Florida Tech’s is also one of the strongest.

Oceans cover over 70% of our world, yet scientists estimate that only a fraction of the oceans have been explored. Marine biology encompasses so much of the biology of these oceans and marine organisms, from viruses to whales, and from molecular biology to global warming. Studying in the Marine Biology program at the Florida Institute of Technology can include a wide variety of other scientific disciplines, from aquaculture and oceanography to chemistry, meteorology, and zoology.

Career Options

Careers in marine biology are as varied as they are challenging. They include careers such as:

  • Marine biologist
  • Zoologists and wildlife biologist
  • Marine geologist
  • Marine mammal trainer
  • Pollution control chemist
  • Oceanographer
  • Aquarium biologist
  • Clinical researcher
  • Aquarist
  • Environmental consultant
  • Fish hatchery manager
  • Fish and game warden
  • Environmental analyst
  • Marine policy specialists

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Chemistry
  • Biological Discovery
  • Biotechnology
  • Biodiversity and Physiology
  • General Genetics
  • Organic Chemistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


126 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

To evaluate your readiness to succeed in an undergraduate academic program at Florida Tech, the Office of Undergraduate Admission will carefully review your:

  • Transcript(s) from an approved high school
  • Essay
  • Letter of recommendation

International applicants are not required to provide standardized test (SAT or ACT) scores, but it is highly recommended for admission.

Please remember that while proof of English Proficiency is not required for admission, it is required before an admitted student may obtain immigration documents and enroll in academic courses at Florida Tech.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19295 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    38590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19295 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1030 - 1585 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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