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  • Program Terms: January Term, Summer, Summer I, Summer II, Summer III, Summer IV, Winter Intersession
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  • Program Sponsor: Broadreach College 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
January Term 2022 10/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Community Service-Learning Abroad, Field Study, Semester/Year Abroad Minimum GPA: 2.5
Class Eligibility: 1-Freshman, 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior Language of Instruction: English
Areas of Study: Sciences Housing Options: Cabin on ship
Program Description:
BROADREACH: Caribbean Tropical Marine Biology
Delve into marine science and discover the vast biodiversity of the underwater realm aboard a 45-foot floating classroom, lab and home. This program is an eye-opening exploration of the biology and ecology of marine communities. Living aboard a 45-foot yacht and hopping from one diverse island to another gives you the freedom and flexibility to discover the unparalleled diversity of ecosystems found in this tropical region of the world. Learn with professional marine biologists as your mentors. Tackle marine conservation. Understand the biochemical nature of marine environments. Learning is always active, experiential and enlightening - never boring.

  • Conduct marine ecology research
  • Earn 5 PADI scuba diving certifications: Open Water, Advanced Open Water, Underwater Naturalist, Fish ID, Coral Reef Conservation
  • Earn an Introduction to Yachting certification
  • Earn 5 service hours while volunteering in marine parks and contributing to local conservation efforts
  • Earn a Lesley University transcript with 3 marine biology credits that fulfill many schools' basic science requirements

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*Please check the Broadreach website for final program dates and speak with your Broadreach program coordinator prior to booking airfare*