The school consists of 3 specialties including Aquaculture Technology (the national experimental and provincial featured specialty), Integrated Fisheries Technology, and Environmental Monitoring &Treatment Technology. Basing on Aquaculture Technology ?specialty, Rizhao city established Rizhao Marine Biological Engineering Technology Researching Center.
The school breaks the old subject system and creates a new one focusing on training studentsí» position ability. The school opens specialties depending on the working practice. It has accomplished one provincial degree elite course, two college elite courses, and has published total 18 textbooks.
Scientific Research & Social Services
The teachers have undertaken more than 20 provincial, municipal, and college research projects, and published over 200 articles in various publications. With science and technology, this school leads local aquatic breeding and aquaculture industries developing, and have had a profound impact on the local aquaculture industry sustainable development. This school is also oriented society, go into the nursery grounds, into the fishing village, into the fishing family to spread knowledge of biology, disease prevention and treatment, water quality analysis, environmental monitoring, environmental assessment, and other technical services. Every year there are more than 1000 personnels trained.
International Cooperation and Communication
The school pays attention to the open mode and international cooperation and exchanges. It has reached joint education intention with Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE on Aquaculture Technology, with Wageningen University of Netherlands on Environmental Monitoring and Treatment Technolog.