Marine Science And Nautical Training Academy (MANTA) - Field Studies in Coral Reef Biology

College of Charleston Marine Science and Nautical Training Academy
Rusty Day
520 Folly Rd, Ste 25 PMB 290
Charleston, SC  29412
Phone: (843) 817-7791


Western Hemisphere: Caribbean Islands, Virgin Islands

Host Institution: College of Charleston

Dates: Summer

Subject: Biology, Caribbean Studies, Diving, Ecology And Environmental Studies, Field Study, Marine Biology, Marine Sciences, Maritime Studies, Nautical Studies

Level: Pre-College, Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Graduates, Adults
Requires: 2.50 GPA, No prereqs for high school & intro college course. Inquire for 400 level course prereqs. PADI swim test & physical exam.
Age Min: 16

Undergrad Credit: Available
Undergrad: 4, BIOL 209, BIOL 250,BIOL 453
Grad Credit: Available
Grad: 3, Independent Study
Transfer Credit Through: College of Charleston
Document Awarded: Transcript

Overall Program Costs: $3,815
Cost Include: Activities, Airport Pickup, All Meals, Books, Diving Course, Excursions, Extracurricular Activities, Field Trips, Ground Transport, Housing Included, In-Country Transport, Scuba Dives
Nonrefundable fee
Cost Range: $2,500 To $5,000 Not Including Intl Travel

Instruction Language: English
Format: Directed Field Study, Independent Study Format, Lab, Lecture, Practical Training
Students: US & International

Housing Arrangement: Arranged By Program
Housing Type: Boat

Deadline: March 1

Other Info:
US Accredited Sponsor: Yes
Year Program Began: 2009
In Cooperation With: College of Charleston and MANTA
Orientation Location: Abroad
Orientation Description: Onsite orientation aboard vessel
Activities: Cultural Events Activity, Excursions Activity, Field Trips Activity, Program Travel Activity, Sports Activity
Financial Aid: Scholarships
May Contact Former Participant