Aquatic Biology

Bemidji State University is the only Minnesota institution to offer a four-year degree program in Aquatic Biology.

Housed in the Biology department, our Aquatic Biology program takes full advantage of BSU’s pristine setting and high-tech lakeside facilities, while offering ample opportunities for a truly hands-on education.

Choose Your Emphasis

The 77-credit program culminates in a Bachelor of Science degree in Aquatic Biology, and students can choose between three areas of emphasis:

Wetlands Ecology
Fisheries Biology
Aquatic Systems

Our faculty is second to none, representing a broad spectrum of expertise, ranging from ethical wildlife management to invertebrate zoology. Your professors will help you grow personally and academically, while guiding you toward the internships and experiences that will shape your education and your future.