What is the Marine Option Program (MOP)?

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The Marine Option Program (MOP) is a University of Hawaiʻi system-wide certificate program, offered on all UH campuses, providing educational opportunities for students from all disciplines who are interested in the ocean.
MOP Certificate Program

Featured Seawords Article
Summer 2020

Featured Article

Marine Mammal of the Month
Summer 2020

Scientific name: Ziphius cavirostris
Marine Mammal of the Month

Upcoming MOP-Sponsored Events

Virtual New Student Orientation and Camera Care Workshop

Wednesday, August 26th, 2020
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: zoom.us 

Come learn about all the Marine Option Program has to offer! 


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QUEST & MAST Virtual  Information Meetings 

Thursday, August 27th, 2020
12:00pm – 2:00pm
Location: zoom.us 

Come learn about the field courses offered through MOP! 


MOP Back to School BBQ

Sunday, September 6th, 2020
12:00pm – 2:00pm
Location: zoom.us 

Enjoy lunch and catch up with your fellow MOPers at our virtual BBQ! 


TED Talk and Discussion

Saturday, September 19th, 2020
10:00am – 12:00pm
Location: zoom.us 

Join us to watch and discuss a TED talk picked by you! 




Latest Issues of Seawords

Seawords Cover Jan-Feb 2020
 Seawords December 2019

Contact MOP On Your Campus

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