About the Marine Technology Program

Marine Technology

Our mission

The mission of Alpena Community College is to meet lifelong learning needs by providing educational opportunities through effective stewardship of resources.

Developed an Associate in Applied Science in Marine Technology, the only degree of its kind on the Great Lakes.  Admitted the first cohort of students in June 2012, who are now entering Year 2 of the program.  Admitted the second cohort in June 2013 with 15 students registered for the introductory dive class.

 


Course Offerings

  • Open Water Diving
  • Ocean and Great Lakes Issues
  • Working and Science at Sea
  • Underwater Archaeology and maritime History
  • Introduction to Submersibles—Robotics
  • 3D Modeling
  • Programmable Controllers
  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Power
  • ROV Capstone Project

Click here to view the full A.A.S. Marine Technology Program.

Record of Trainee Participation;

Unduplicated Trainees: 26

Industry Validation / Credentials Earned

Industry Validated Credentials Earned: 33
PADI Level 1, PADI Level 2, and Open Water Rescue

New Hires Related to Training

Two internships current placed from Cohort 1.