Maritime Technology Program

Division of Technical Studies

Program Mission

The mission of the Maritime Technology program is to provide students with foundational skills and competencies that will create and promote a sustainable employee base of individuals who are better prepared and trained for professional careers in the maritime industry.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the Maritime Technology Program will be able to:

  • Construct knots and splice(s) in marlinespike seamanship as per United States Coast Guard requirements. 
  • Facilitate appropriate actions upon discovery of a shipboard fire. 
  • Differentiate light configurations on various types of vessels. 
  • Employ lifesaving appliances with proper usage. 
  • Analyze information in government publications as applicable to marine information.

Student achievement related to Program Learning Outcomes is assessed systematically and results are made available on the Program Review webpage

Campuses/Sites Offered

  • Lacombe Campus (Lacombe)

Technical Diploma in Maritime Technology

The following criteria must be satisfied towards the completion of the Technical Diploma:

Required Courses (listed below)24
Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS) in Maritime Technology22
Total Hours46

Required Courses:

IMTV 1100Basic Welding3
IMTV 1200Basic Hydraulics3
IMTV 1501Maritime Life3
IMTV 1510STCW - Basic Training3
ELEC 1120Basic Electricity5
ELEC 1230National Electric Code4
SPCH 1015Introduction to Speaking3
or SPCH 1025 Intro to Interpersonal Com
Total Hours24

Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS) in Marine Transportation Technology:

IMTV 1520Seamanship I3
IMTV 2100Marine Weather & Meteorology3
IMTV 2110Marine Hazardous Materials3
IMTV 2120Introduction To Marine Safety3
IMTV 2130Marine Elec Navigation & Radar3
IMTV 2140Intro Maritime Transportation3
ELEC 1330Generators/Motors&Transformers4
Total Hours22

Additional Exit Points:

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Technical Studies

The highest exit point in the Maritime Technology program is the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Technical Studies. To qualify, students must complete the General Education Core and the Technical Diploma (TD) in Maritime Technology. Requirements for exit points and completion are outlined below.

General Education Core15
Technical Diploma in Maritime Technology46
Total Hours61

Special Comments:

  • Anticipated program length for the completion of the highest level exit point is 2 years. 
  • Program requirements must be completed with a programmatic grade point average of 2.0 or higher and grade of "C" or higher in all applicable coursework.

Career Information

Career Opportunities

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