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Marine Science/Biology Major, BS

USA

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What will I learn?

Students pursuing a marine science degree typically demonstrate a strong interest in some aspect of the marine environment and in the sciences in general. High school preparation should include a solid background in mathematics and introductory biology and/or chemistry.

Special Opportunities

During the summer semester, a large suite of marine science courses is offered at the Dauphin Island campus of the Alabama Marine Environmental Sciences Consortium.

Career Opportunities:

A dual major in marine science and biology/chemistry/geology prepares students for a wide variety of employment opportunities in environmentally related fields, industries concerning utilization of marine resources, biotechnology, policy, and education.

Which department am I in?

College of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$31,460.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

1 May 2023

Start date

11 January 2023, 23 August 2023

Venue

College of Arts and Sciences

Clark Hall,

The University of Alabama,

TUSCALOOSA,

Alabama,

35487, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The College of Engineering enforces a C- or higher requirement for any course that is a pre-requisite for another required course.

For international students

Students completing a high school diploma equivalent to U.S degree.

International applicants must submit an official qualifying English Proficiency test score:

TOEFL iBT score of 79 and above

TOEFL paper-based score of 550 and above

IELTS score of 6.0 or above

Pearson’s Test of English score of 54 or above

Duolingo English Test score of 51 or above

International Application Deadlines: Fall Semester: May 1; Spring Semester: October 1

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About The University of Alabama

Boasting a long history of success, The University of Alabama produces legendary results through our scholars’ research and service.

  • Located in the mid-size city of Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • 200 programs in 10 academic schools
  • Scholarships for international students at all levels
  • More than 600 student organizations

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