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APU has a marine biology degree to fit your lifelong learning and degree goals

Marine biology students like you want solid conceptual foundations as you investigate the processes and patterns of the natural world.

You need challenging liberal arts courses for creative thinking as you study the scientific and socio-political issues in your field.

And you’re looking for adventure.

At Alaska Pacific University, we understand that degree planning today helps shape your learning over a lifetime. That’s why we offer a a bachelor of science degree, marine biology minor, and graduate study.

In the Marine Biology program, your field-intensive, project-based courses may take you across Alaska or around the world. You’ll gain practical skills to expand on your classroom learning. Become a certified Scientific Diver in just one year of coursework!

As a Marine Biology student you’ll learn scientific approaches to help you assess problems and opportunities in the marine environments of Alaska and beyond.