Oceanography @ CSU Maritime Academy

OCN Program


for a broad, foundational understanding of modern oceanography and hands-on directed research experience


Oceanography from the RV Questuary

A degree, a minor & courses in oceanography


Gain a theoretical background and practical skills in oceanography.

Our Curriculum

Oceanographic Surveys

Faculty and Students 


Be part of an inclusive academic community committed to ocean science and stewardship.  

Our People


Applications to challenges in marine resource management


Apply foundational knowledge  and develop workforce ready skills through research.  Build professional networks to launch your career.

Our Work

International Experience

A global perspective on ocean literacy & stewardship


Explore diverse marine ecosystems while studying abroad.  Learn about applications of new ocean science knowledge in decision-making for managing ocean resources around the globe.

International Experience


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Oceanography Orientation

Oceanography Orientation

Aug 28, 2022

As part of orientation, the Oceanography program spent an overnight aboard the tall ship Matthew Turner. OCN cadets continued to build friendships with fellow cadets and had opportunity to interact with their OCN and other science faculty who also participated....

2022 Oceanography cohort preparing for graduation

Oceanography Major Graduates First Cohort

Jun 1, 2022

Launched just two years ago, the Oceanography major graduated its first cohort this year, a small but mighty group of three cadets....

cal maritime cadets in honduras

Destination Honduras: International Experience Resumes

May 25, 2022

A group of oceanography cadets is maintaining a blog to chronicle their adventures and educational journey. Day Three, according to Dominic Terrusa, consisted of two visits to the reefs during which they identified ten coral species....