Undergraduates can enroll in courses, degrees, and certificates related to the ocean and coasts. With exceptional facilities and mentoring in existing marine science programs, and the new Marine Studies major and minor, OSU is home to a culture of student research. Field and study abroad programs provide further opportunities for experiential education. OSU students also have access to clubs that provide personal and professional development activities.
Graduate students and post docs have unique opportunities to conduct research in a variety of marine-related fields.
Researchers can get involved in various transdisciplinary MSI focus areas, for example, “Food from the Sea.”
Community college students can dual enroll, through the OSU Degree Partnership Program, to access the university’s marine programs. Students should talk with OSU advisors about taking marine courses through OSU and scenarios for transitioning to the university. Internship and other experiential educational opportunities are also available through Hatfield Marine Science Center.
K-12 students can participate in day camps, career days, and lab and field experiences offered through the OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center.
Life-long learners can take advantage of a number of different opportunities including continuing education and professional development programs at OSU and volunteer activities at Hatfield Marine Science Center.