Marine biologist

PAYTON BESSON. 3RD HR. SCIENCE

Career overview

What is marine biology all about?


The study of plants and animals that live in oceans, costal waters, and saltwater wetlands.


What do employees do?


Works in bodies of water and studies aquatic animals and plants.

What needed to succeed

What are some helpful high school classes?


*Advanced Biology courses
* Biology
* Chemistry
* English Composition
* Physics
* Pre-Calculus

Education cost

University for degree?


Michigan technological


Tuition per year?


29,220

Living cost

Estimate of Housing for time in college?

18,500


Estimate of food/groceries for time in college

12,000


Estimate of Gas money for traveling/helping pay for carpooling during time at college

8,000


Estimate of clothing money for time in college

4,800


Estimat of total tuition for total time at college

32,000


Grand total of housing, food, gas, clothing, and tuition

75,3000


Do you most likely need to apply for loans,financial aids, and or a scholarship?

Yes


Will you most likely need a part time job to help with the expenses?

Yes

Pros and cons of being a marine biologist

Pros

*Traveling to see different oceans

*Work with aquatic animals

*Explore the oceans



Cons


*At risk of being attacked by dangerous aquatic animals

*Works very long hours

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