Explore Alaska and gain an edge over the competition with a fast-track career certificate in Marine Mammal Biology at KPC's Kachemak Bay Campus in Homer, Alaska. This Occupational Endorsement Certificate is designed for upper division undergraduate or recently graduated baccalaureate students to take Alaska-specific biology courses that can lead to jobs in related career fields.
Students will receive vital education and experiential training required in the local workforce sectors to become technicians, biologists and marine mammal observers (for fisheries, oil/gas exploration, etc.). Through their internships they will be connected with biological organizations in need of employees, meeting the needs of local employers in the short-term and beyond.
Potential job opportunities for graduates may include:
|Course Name||Course Number||Number of Credits|
|Advanced Marine Skeletal Articulation||BIOL A325||2|
|Marine Mammal Biology||Biol A430||3|
|Marine Mammal Biology Field Study||BIOL A432||2|
|Behavioral Ecology of Marine Mammals||BIOL A458||3|
|Behavioral Ecology Of Marine Mammals Field Study||BIOL A459||2|
|Undergraduate Seminar: Marine Mammal Conservation||BIOL A492A||1|
|Internship in Biological Sciences||BIOL A495A||3|