Global challenges need global champions 

We are creating dynamic learning communities and unique experiences to prepare you for the future. 

At Oregon State University, your education starts in the classroom and extends beyond it.

Your work and study —inside the classroom and out— prepares you to be an active member of your community.

Academic departments across the university deliver exceptional marine studies undergraduate degrees, courses, and programs to support your personal and academic growth. Students have the opportunity to work with faculty whose efforts make an impact, and advising teams are here to make sure you get the most out of your coursework. The Hatfield Marine Science Center offers exceptional living and learning opportunities, including courses and internships. 

We are further developing programs to offer even more hands-on learning opportunities and other unique experiences to prepare you to be a leader in your community and successful in the workforce. Contact us to learn more.

Experience the Coast

Why study at Hatfield Marine Science Center? 
  • Live at the coast while taking a full course load.
  • Experience diverse coastal habitats in a small, hands-on experimental courses.
  • Fulfill your program requirements in a new way- “study abroad” style experience without leaving the state!
  • Combine courses to gain knowledge and experience.
  • Courses provide opportunities to explore coastal ecology, marine fish and mammals, natural resource conservation and management, and education.
  • Learn more about Hatfield student experience HERE