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Semester by the Bay invites you to study for a semester on the shore of Kachemak Bay in beautiful Homer, Alaska, an area alive with opportunity for outdoor adventures and a rich local arts & cultural community.

Would you like to spend a Fall semester in Alaska?  Are you interested in Marine Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Field Biology, or a similar field?  Are you interested in Alaska or northern maritime communities and studying in a beautiful setting?   If you answered yes to these questions….Semester by the Bay is for You!

At Kachemak Bay Campus you will find quality faculty and small personalized classes.  Enjoy an optimal learning experience while building a strong foundation in the sciences.  You may take a selection of upper division biology courses (such as Marine Biology), biology courses and a selection of courses with an Alaskan theme.   The semester has been designed to meet the needs of college students majoring in the natural sciences to meet their individual goals in a creative and adventurous way.

Courses are offered by Kachemak Bay Campus, a campus of University of Alaska Anchorage, Kenai Peninsula College and are fully accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

Sponsored by Kachemak Bay Campus - Kenai Peninsula College /UAAKBC

The University of Alaska Anchorage’s Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College is a participating member of the National Student Exchange, a program for undergraduate exchange within the United States. Interested students must contact their home university for application procedures and timelines.

Kachemak Bay Campus - Kenai Peninsula College/UAA
533 E. Pioneer Ave.
Homer AK 99603