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Career Opportunities in Marine Biology

Graduates of this program can become leaders in a variety of professional industries and fields, including:

  • Aquaria, Husbandry
  • Coastal Development
  • Ecotourism
  • Education (primary, secondary, college)
  • Environmental Consulting
  • Environmental, Maritime Law
  • Journalism
  • Marine Engineering
  • Pharmaceutical, Medical Applications
  • Recreational, Commercial Business
  • Research
  • Veterinary Science
  • Water Management

With the selection of appropriate courses, a marine biology degree also opens possibilities for a career in the health professions. Marine biology graduates from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences continue their studies in master's and doctoral programs in marine science, as well as medical, dental, veterinary, and other professional schools.

Click here for additional career information provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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