Palm Beach Atlantic University

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March 31, 2015

Biology: Concentration in Marine Biology

Pictured are a pair of dolphins. Palm Beach Atlantic University is one of few Christian institutions to offer a biology concentration in marine biology.          

Palm Beach Atlantic University's South Florida location makes it an ideal place to study marine biology, which is the study of organisms in the ocean or other marine bodies of water. Marine life helps to support recreation and tourism, globally. And, at a basic level, it assists in determining the nature of our planet. Enriching courses are offered such as, Physical Oceanography and Ecology, along with a Christ-centered learning perspective taught by an outstanding faculty. PBA is one of few Christian institutions to offer a biology concentration in marine biology.


Your Experience

At PBA, Florida’s top Christian College, you’ll:

  • Experience an education grounded in the liberal arts with a Christian perspective
  • Engage in hands-on learning, whether it’s doing research in a natural habitat or interning at an area firm
  • Enhance your knowledge and skills through clubs and organizations, like the Marine Biology Club
  • Have the opportunity to travel to the Galapagos Islands as part of a course on the island's natural history


Your Courses & Classes

Your Faculty

Your faculty members are well-known scholars, highly published authors and Christians who will share the Christian worldview in their classrooms. All of our professors — no matter the discipline — have distinguished themselves in their fields.

Your Opportunities

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Our location on the Lake Worth Lagoon, only minutes from the Atlantic Ocean and less than an hour drive from the Everglades and Lake Okeechobee, provides easy access to a number of fascinating natural habitats. Our natural science faculty and students use these habitats for teaching and research.

You’ll also benefit from learning in South Florida, which has an increasing concentration of companies involved in zoology, medical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and biochemistry areas, including:

  • Palm Beach Zoo
  • Brevard Zoo
  • Scripps Research Institute
  • Max Planck Research Institute
  • Torrey Pines Research Institute



901 S. Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
888-GO-TO-PBA 888-468-6722