Top Oceanography, Chemical and Physical Bachelors degree Programs - 2023

A program that focuses on the scientific study of the chemical components, mechanisms, structure, and movement of ocean waters and their interaction with terrestrial and atmospheric phenomena. Includes instruction in material inputs and outputs, chemical and biochemical transformations in marine systems, equilibria studies, inorganic and organic ocean chemistry, oceanographic processes, sediment transport, zone processes, circulation, mixing, tidal movements, wave properties, and seawater properties.

Maryland awards the most Bachelors degrees in Oceanography, Chemical and Physical of all US states with 32 degrees being awarded last year. Students wanting to major in Oceanography, Chemical and Physical can expect approximately 59% percent of their classmates to be women and 41% percent of their classmates to be male. Most students graduating in this field earn a Bachelors degree. The average annual income for an undergraduate degree in Oceanography, Chemical and Physical is $44,800.

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Top Colleges for Oceanography, Chemical and Physical

If you want to major in Oceanography, Chemical and Physical, then you should consider applying to United States Coast Guard Academy! This school awards about 27 degrees at the Bachelors degree level in Oceanography, Chemical and Physical annually.

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Careers for Oceanography, Chemical and Physical Majors

Some top jobs related to Oceanography, Chemical and Physical, include Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers and Hydrologists, both of which are in high demand. Yet there are higher paying jobs, like Natural Sciences Managers. the most available position for Oceanography, Chemical and Physical majors is Natural Sciences Managers.

Top Paying Careers for Oceanography, Chemical and Physical

  1. Natural Sciences Managers   (Median Wage: $137,900)
  2. Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $98,070)
  3. Hydrologists   (Median Wage: $84,030)
  4. Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers   (Median Wage: $83,680)
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