College of Science

Department of Marine Science

About Us

Our Mission

The CSUMB campus sits at the heart of the Monterey Bay, one of the best living laboratories in the world for marine science. The new Department of Marine Science is committed to honoring that location by providing students with a compelling, multifaceted educational experience while conducting the scientific research necessary to address society's most pressing environmental concerns.

Experience Marine Science at CSUMB

CSUMB sits right on the edge of an extraordinary living laboratory, the Monterey Bay. This video explores how the Marine Science program leverages the close proximity of the campus and ways we provide students easy and safe access to an amazing variety of coastal habitats.