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Live and Study at the Ocean’s Edge

Marine Biology, Aquaculture, Marine Transportation

Be a part of Alaska’s Ocean Economy! The University of Alaska Southeast is Alaska’s coastal university, specializing in degrees and programs that expand our understanding of our world while providing excellent career opportunities.

  • Marine Biology: Work with dedicated professors on research projects.
  • Aquaculture/Applied Fisheries: Learn techniques and operations to work in fisheries and mariculture.
  • Marine Transportation: Learn the skills to work in the maritime industry.

Marine Biology

Something draws you to the ocean—a curiosity about life. Earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology or Marine Biology can launch a career or further academic study. 


Not all farming is on land!

Aquaculture & Applied Fisheries teach the techniques and business of cultivating fish, shellfish, and seaweed in Alaskan waters.

A practical, hands-on approach and internships.

Marine Transportation

Make your living on the sea!

A range of programs teach the skills and the certifications needed to work above or below decks in the maritime industry.

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Stylized map of Juneau Auke Bay campus

UAS has campuses in Juneau, Sitka, and Ketchikan. The UAS Juneau campus, located on Auke Bay, offers students residential housing and the campus life experience. UAS Sitka and Ketchikan campuses offer classrooms and specialized training facilities. View tour videos and schedule an in-person or virtual campus tour from one of our friendly representatives.

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