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Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography

Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Leading Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography Schools
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School   (degrees awarded)
Texas A & M University-Galveston   (98 Bachelors degrees)
University of North Carolina Wilmington   (79 Bachelors degrees)
University of California-Santa Cruz   (75 Bachelors degrees)
Coastal Carolina University   (68 Bachelors degrees)
University of New England   (47 Bachelors degrees)
Eckerd College   (42 Bachelors degrees)
The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey   (34 Bachelors degrees)
University of South Carolina-Columbia   (33 Bachelors degrees)
University of Rhode Island   (32 Bachelors degrees)
University of Miami   (32 Bachelors degrees)
Roger Williams University   (29 Bachelors degrees)
Florida Institute of Technology   (28 Bachelors degrees)
Stony Brook University   (27 Bachelors degrees)
California State University-Long Beach   (27 Bachelors degrees)
College of Charleston   (27 Bachelors degrees)
University of Hawaii at Hilo   (25 Bachelors degrees)
University of San Diego   (21 Bachelors degrees)
The University of Tampa   (20 Bachelors degrees)
The University of West Florida   (20 Bachelors degrees)
Hawaii Pacific University   (19 Bachelors degrees)
Nova Southeastern University   (19 Masters degrees)
University of California-San Diego   (19 Masters degrees)
University of Hawaii at Manoa   (17 Bachelors degrees)
Rutgers University-New Brunswick   (17 Bachelors degrees)
University of Oregon   (16 Bachelors degrees)
Boston University   (16 Bachelors degrees)
Alaska Pacific University   (15 Bachelors degrees)
Stony Brook University   (14 Masters degrees)
University of New Haven   (14 Bachelors degrees)
University of California-Los Angeles   (14 Bachelors degrees)
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography Description

A program that focuses on the scientific study of the ecology and behavior of microbes, plants, and animals inhabiting oceans, coastal waters, and saltwater wetlands and their interactions with the physical environment. Includes instruction in chemical, physical, and geological oceanography; molecular, cellular, and biochemical studies; marine microbiology; marine botany; ichthyology; mammalogy; marine population dynamics and biodiversity; reproductive biology; studies of specific species, phyla, habitats, and ecosystems; marine paleocology and palentology; and applications to fields such as fisheries science and biotechnology.

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