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Our program offers a two-year associate of science degree which prepares you to transfer to a bachelor's program. Oceanography covers a wide range of topics, including marine life and ecosystems, ocean circulation, the geology of the seafloor, and the chemical and physical properties of the ocean. There are many disciplines and specialties within oceanography, such as physical, chemical, geological, and biological oceanography. Career opportunities include positions in conservation, shipping, water management, and the oil industry.


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Degree Credits Time to Complete Average Cost*
 AS - Associate in Science Track 1 degree 91 2 years $8,363

*Average costs include tuition based on WA state resident full-time enrollment. It does not include fees. The costs may vary.

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Rachel Wade
425.640.1287 | rachel.wade@edmonds.edu | Hazel Miller Hall 119

Maria Kelly
425.640.1918mkelly@edmonds.edu | Hazel Miller Hall 118