2023 Fall Program in Marine Sciences

September 5 – December 15, 2023

Our Fall Program in Marine Sciences offers an immersive, marine sciences experience at the senior undergraduate level.  We inspire investigation, promote critical thinking and offer students the opportunity to conduct an independent research project.

Fall Program in Marine Sciences:

  • Students must take a full course load of five courses. Courses are not offered individually.
  • Classes are scheduled from Monday to Friday, and involve lectures, discussions, laboratory, and field excursions.
  • Class size – 24 students. 



  • 3rd year standing in Biological Sciences, Environmental Science, Geography, Resource Management, or equivalent.
  • Introductory Ecology and Introductory Statistics, or equivalents


Application Deadline: March 31, 11:59 pm

*Course dates subject to change

Sep 7, 2023 - Sep 28, 2023Ecological Adaptations of Seaweeds3 weeks View Details
Oct 2, 2023 - Oct 24, 2023Marine Population Ecology & Dynamics3 weeks View Details
Oct 26, 2023 - Nov 17, 2023Structure & Function in Marine Animals3 weeks View Details
Nov 20, 2023 - Dec 15, 2023Directed Studies in Marine Science – Fall4 weeks View Details
Nov 20, 2023 - Dec 15, 2023Applied Data Analysis in Marine Science4 weeks View Details

Questions? Please don’t hesitate to email the University Programs office at BMSC.