Students who complete a minimum 9 credits of approved maritime instruction are eligible for an Occupational Endorsement in Marine Transportation. Those who possess this endorsement generally agree that it gives them an edge in job hunting and when seeking promotion within their jobs. To be eligible for the endorsement, students must have a high school diploma or GED. Clink on the "Requirements" tab above to see which classes count toward the endorsement. If you have a question, please contact Diana at 907-228-4568 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Occupational endorsements are programs of study designed to give students intensive training in a specific occupational field.
Typically an occupational endorsement is less than 30 credits, and is not an eligible program for financial aid.
Requirements (2014-2015 Catalog)
|Minimum Credit Hours||9|
|Advisor approved from the following (at least one course must be 200-level):|
|MTR||S120||Outboard Motor Maintenance||1|
|MTR||S122||Diesel Engine Maintenance||1|
|MTR||S129||Basic Safety Training**||2|
|MTR||S220||Proficiency in Survival Craft**||2|
|MTR||S226||Ratings Forming Part of a Navigation Watch**||1|
|MTR||S228||Fast Rescue Boat**||2|
|MTR||S239||Master 100 Ton & OUPV*||5|
|MTR||S240||Upgrade from 100 Ton to 200 Ton*||2|
|MTR||S241||Towing Apprentice Mate (Steersman) Upgrade||1|
|MTR||S242||Advanced Fire Fighting**||2|
|MTR||S244||Crisis Management and Human Behavior||1|
|MTR||S252||Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA)||2|
|MTR||S254||Electronic Chart Display Information Systems (ECDIS)||2|
|* USCG Approved for testing in class|
** USCG Approved to meet the requirements of the international convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) 95 for Seafarers.