Marine Science Technology

About the Program

  • Skilled Marine and Environmental professionals are in high demand! The Marine Science Technology program combines practical skills such as seamanship, navigation and marine safety with the University of Washington’s Oceanography 101 curriculum. Students can earn 5 college credits from the UW and a UW transcript in addition to high school credit. Students work closely with professionals from the Seattle Aquarium and all students receive a pass that allows them to visit the aquarium whenever they wish. If you are interested in studying the ocean, marine life, and earning UW college credit while in high school this program is for you.

    Approved Equivalency Credit: 0.5 English, 1.0 Marine Science

Meet the Instructor

  • Joe Weiss Instructor: Joe Weiss

    Phone: 206.433.2107

    Email: joseph.weiss@highlineschools.org

    Mr. Weiss was an Alaska commercial salmon fisherman for 20 years; 13 years as the owner & skipper of his own 58-foot vessel. He has scientific experience as a consultant to The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Burien involving beach sediment analysis.