What is the Marine Option Program (MOP)?

Scuba Diver underwater
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
January-February 2020

Jellyfish by David Yu
Featured Article

Alga of the Month
January-February 2020

Sargassum aquifolium
Scientific name: Sargassum aquifolium
Alga of the Month

Upcoming MOP-Sponsored Events

MOP Symposium

Saturday, April 18th, 2020
8:00am – 5:00pm
Location: zoom.us 

Come watch MOP Presentations via zoom from MOP students from all MOP campuses.



MOP Back To School BBQ 

Sunday, September 6th, 2020
9:00am – 3:00pm

A $5 refundable fee is required to reserve a spot for this event and will be returned upon arrival on the day of the event. This is a potluck please bring a dish to share!




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