Aquaculture & Aquatic Science A.A.S.

Aquaculture student measuring a fish

Immerse yourself in your learning.

Through its diversity and depth, SUNY Morrisville’s Associate in Applied Science degree program in aquaculture & aquatic science prepares you for success in aquaculture, marine biology, fisheries and conservation, and many related industries.

As part of the college’s Environmental Sciences Department, the program provides fundamental training in aquaculture, fisheries biology, limnology and aquatic biology. You will explore diverse subjects through practical, hands-on experience in a state-of-the-art aquaculture complex and a wide assortment of laboratory and field settings.

A feature of the program is the college’s Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) initiative, a closed system which supports indoor plant cultivation and fish culture.

You also can enhance your studies by joining the Morrisville Chapter of the American Fisheries Society and our Outdoor Recreation Club

As a graduate of this program, you are qualified to work as a technician in hatcheries, fisheries and environmental science facilities. You also can continue your studies through transfer elsewhere into baccalaureate degree programs in marine biology, environmental conservation, aquaponics, agriculture and many other related fields of study.