Certificate Program

Degree offered

Certificate of Accomplishment in Marine Trades

Credits required 19

Acting Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs Anthony Ucci

Program contact

Robert Rak, Coordinator and Professor of Environmental Technology, ext. 2771

Program Goals Statement

This program (offered in partnership with the Massachusetts Marine Trades Association) is designed to familiarize students with the marine industry and provide the skills required for a career in or career change to the boating and marine trades, including marine business management or marine sales.

Program Information

  • Students gain hands-on experience with servicing and installing marine systems (inboard and outboard engines, ignition, fuel, and ventilation).
  • Some courses in this program are available only in the evening and/or at satellite locations. Many courses are offered in the summer.
  • EGR 162 and many marine industry careers require good physical health and the ability to swim. Students with issues in this area should discuss them with the program director before enrollment.

Degree Requirements

Program Courses

EGR 161Introduction to the Marine Industry

3 credits

EGR 162Marine Safety

1 credit

EGR 261Marine Systems

4 credits

EGR 265Marine Outboard Motors

4 credits

EGR 266Marine Inboard Motors

4 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:19

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

EGR 161Introduction to the Marine Industry

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

EGR 162Marine Safety

1 credit

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 3

EGR 261Marine Systems

4 credits

EGR 265Marine Outboard Motors

4 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

EGR 266Marine Inboard Motors

4 credits

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