Oceanography

Layne halvorsen 3rd hour

What is your career all about?

An oceanographer studies bodies of water, the ocean, the bottom of the ocean and coast lines to find out more about them. Oceanographers also study the animals and plants that might live in those areas, as well as studying how the ocean and air interact with each other.


What degree or classes do you need to take to be qualified?

Good classes to ​take to become an oceanographer would be chemistry or physics, and to get into a career like this I would have to at least get a masters degree.


What is tuition per semester or per year?

​Bemidji State University,MN, $5266 for out of state tuition.


How much will your total tuition be for however long it takes you to get your degree?

​ $31596.


Costs

Total cost of tuition, housing, food/groceries and gas money-

​about 15,000 for dorms, tuition a year

Do you think you will need to apply for loans, financial aid, and/or scholarships?

Yes.

Do you think you will need to at least get a part-time job to help with costs?

Yes.

Would you be financially and emotionally happy with your job?

Yes I think I would be happy doing the job and I would be financially ok.


Pros and cons

Pros:


​1)being able to work alone( I enjoy working alone most of the time)

​2)being able to study the ocean

​3)studying animals and plants


Cons:

​1)being alone a lot (you may get lonely)

​2)not seeing friends


Credits

​1.http://wiscareers.wisc.edu/C_CVstuff/occinfo.asp?Area=sal&Num=00157&state=WI


​2.http://www.onr.navy.mil/focus/ocean/

​3.http://www.marinecareers.net/field_oceanography.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VC02_QkL6l8