Marine Biology Degree at Hawaii Pacific University (HPU)

Marine Biology Degree

The marine biology degree program at Hawaii Pacific University prepares students seeking a future in the field of biology pertaining to marine life, such as a marine mammalogist, ichthyologist, fishery biologist, and more. The marine biology degree program offers students a look at the ecology and behavior of microbes, plants, and animals that inhabit marine waters. Course instruction focuses on chemical, physical, and geological oceanography, marine paleoecology, ichthyology, as well as molecular, cellular, and biochemical studies of specific species, phyla, habitats, and ecosystems. Get more details below including other Hawaii colleges that offer marine biology degrees.

Students Enrolled in the Marine Biology Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. HPU has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree22
Master's Degree0

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male5
Female17

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Hispanic3
White14

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Marine Biology program at Hawaii Pacific University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Natural Sciences Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, natural sciences managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 7.7% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Honolulu, HI
    • Total Employment: 150
    • Average Hourly Rate: $49.44
    • Average Annual Salary: $102,840

Biologists

Description

Research or study basic principles of plant and animal life, such as origin, relationship, development, anatomy, and functions.

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in biological sciences. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Marine Biology Programs in Hawaii

Marine Biology programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu, HI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Marine Biology (B)
  • Epidemiology (B)

Brigham Young University - Hawaii

Laie, HI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Marine Biology (B)

University of Hawaii at Hilo

Hilo, HI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 33 students completed this program

Programs

  • Marine Biology (B)

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