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2024/25 Combined UM UMM Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024/25 Combined UM UMM Undergraduate Catalog

Aquaculture Certificate


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OVERVIEW OF REQUIREMENTS

Minimum number of credits required to earn certificate: 14
 
Minimum Cumulative GPA required to earn certificate: 2.0
 
Other requirements: Students must complete at least 12 credit hours required for this certificate through UM/UMM.

This certificate is open to any student, including early college, and is designed for students who wish to explore careers in aquaculture of shellfish, finfish and algae. With Maine’s aquaculture industry on the rise, skilled workers are in demand. The courses combine hands-on experience with multiple aquaculture methods with a preparation in the science and business skills needed in the workforce. In addition, the curriculum facilitates the transition to UMM’s Bachelor of Arts in Integrative Biology or Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology degree programs, for those students who decide to further their studies or seek higher credentials.

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