The Marine Deck Tech Program is not being offered at this time.

Entrance Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED® equivalent issued by a school in the United States.
  • Testing requirements: writing sample, reading comprehension and math computations.
  • Individuals must possess a Transportation Worker’s Identification Card (TWIC), Merchant Mariner’s Credential (MMC) and U.S. Passport and must provide the school with copies before registering for classes.
  • Deck Ratings Eligibility: Students desiring to pursue the deck ratings option need to be aware of regulatory qualifications that they must meet in order to be eligible for a deck rating. They will need to satisfy requirements with respect to character, English language competency, physical condition, drug screening, technical knowledge and sea service. For a complete explanation of the requirements for deck ratings please refer to Title 46, Code of Federal Regulations, "Subchapter B, Part 12."
  • License Eligibility: Students desiring to pursue the license option need to be aware of regulatory qualifications that they must meet in order to be eligible for a Coast Guard license. License candidates will need to satisfy requirements with respect to age, character, citizenship, English language competency, physical condition, drug screening, first aid/CPR training, technical knowledge and recency in sea service. For a complete explanation of license requirements please refer to Title 46, Code of Federal Regulations, "Subchapter B, Part 10."
  • Due to stringent U.S. Coast Guard attendance requirements, new students will not be allowed into our Marine Engineering Technology Program after the first day of classes.

How to Get Started

  • Complete the Standard Procedure for Admission to the College
  • After matriculation by Admissions office, contact the division counselor's office, 206.934.3853, for an appointment for counseling assistance and evaluation of test scores.

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