2020 Summer and Fall course lists and application forms are now OPEN!

BMSC Summer courses provide a dynamic, hands-on learning environment. Students will engage in field-based and laboratory activities, class discussions and seminars.

  • 3 week courses carries credit equivalent to a 1-semester university course
  • 6 week courses carries credit equivalent to a 2-semester university course.

Summer course application deadline is March 1, 2020.

The Fall Semester is an intense, immersive, marine sciences experience at the fourth-year, senior undergraduate level. We inspire investigation, promote critical thinking and offer students the opportunity to conduct an independent research project.

Students take a full course load of five courses. Three courses run in successive 3 1/2-week blocks while two courses extend throughout the duration of the program. Classes involve lectures, discussions, laboratory, and field excursions.

Fall Semester application deadline is March 31, 2020.