Study Marine Biology at the University of Washington

The University of Washington (UW) has a history of over 100 years of expertise with marine sciences through the departments of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, Biology, Oceanography, and Friday Harbor Labs. With the Minor in Marine Biology, you can combine courses from these diverse departments into one undergraduate academic program. Whether you are starting a career in marine science or just pursuing a personal interest in the marine environment, this program is for you.

Marine Biology Major

An undergraduate major, leading to a Bachelor in Science. Focus your degree on marine science, biology, physiology, ecology and start your career towards becoming a marine scientist.

Marine Biology Minor

For students who want to explore the fundamentals of marine biology and learn more about the marine environment. For currently enrolled UW undergraduates in any major.

Contact an Adviser

The Academic Adviser can help you plan for our academic programs and learn more about undergraduate marine biology opportunities at the University of Washington.

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