Wheelock College
200 Riverway
Boston, MA 02215

P: (978) 468-4699

Director: J. Michael Williamson

Contact: J. Michael Williamson
P: (978) 468-4699

Field Study in Marine Science

Year Program Started: 1990

Max. Participants/Year: 15

Application Deadline: mid-July 2018

Program Timeframe: August (two one-week sessions)

Academic Level Targeted: graduate school, retraining

Racial/Ethnic Focus: any racial/ethnic group

Type of Program: education, life-long learning

Program Attributes: for credit, non-credit

Program Acceptance Requirements: no prior knowledge of marine science needed

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: biology, biotechnology, education (health, science), education, science (computer, mathematical), marine biology, oceanography, marine mammal biology

Additional Comments: This program is an introduction to many aspects of oceanography, marine biology, and marine mammal biology. The class is a field experience course and includes a considerable amount of time aboard a 100-foot whale watch boat.