UMBC-IMET will be offering a Sustainable Aquaculture Laboratory course in the Summer 2023 program. (Non-UMBC students are eligible to register as visiting students.) Students will be exposed to the theory and practice of aquaculture as well as concepts associated with the development of biotechnology supporting sustainable aquaculture. This course offers hands-on experience in fish/shellfish biology, aquaculture microbiology, and marine biotechnology at the state-of-art aquatic animal holding and production facility, the Aquaculture Research Center (ARC), at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET).

Course Schedule:
May 30 – June 23, 2023; Monday through Friday 1:00-5:00pm
Credit Hours Earned: 2
Housing: If needed, on campus housing during summer session will be available, and information about it is on the Residential Life website at
Inquiries: If you have any questions, please reach out to Keiko Saito ( and Ten-Tsao Wong (