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Marine Science - Associate of Arts Degree

Marine Science

AA Marine Science Transfer Track (Register for Transfer Track Code #7922)

Marine scientists use their knowledge of geosciences, in addition to biology and chemistry, to study the world’s oceans and coastal waters. They study the motion and circulation of ocean waters; the physical and chemical properties of the oceans; and how these properties affect coastal areas, climate, and weather. 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 18 percent over next eight years

Average Annual Earnings for Bachelor’s Degree Graduates

$41,700 to $54,470

*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