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Marine Biology - Associate of Arts Degree

Marine Biology

AA Marine Biology Transfer Track (Register for Transfer Track Code #7921)

Marine biologists study living organisms and their relationship to the marine environment. Although part of a broader field called Marine Science, most marine biologists specialize in one area of biology, such as zoology (the study of animals), botany (the study of plants) or microbiology (the study of microscopic marine organisms). For a list of courses, click here.

Number of Credits


Length of Program 

2 years


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*Job Prospects 

Demand expected to increase up to 21 percent over next eight years

Average Annual Earnings for Bachelor’s Degree Graduates

$33,254 to $48,330

*Job prospects and average earning statements are based on information provided by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Last Updated: 6/12/14