Major: Maritime Technologies at Tidewater Community College


The Associate of Applied Science in Maritime Technologies is part of the Mechanics and Repairers, General program at Tidewater Community College

The Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Maritime Technologies is designed to prepare students who are in maritime-related apprenticeship programs to gain the necessary increase in skill level to move into supervisory positions both within their technical fields and within their companies. Secondarily, this program is designed to prepare novice students for employment in a variety of areas within the maritime industry, to include the following: electrician, electronics technician, inside machinist, outside machinist, pipefitter, rigger, painter, carpenter, insulator, shipfitter, welder and sheetmetal worker. The program provides students with a comprehensive set of maritime industry-related skills that employers seek when selecting technicians for their industry. Graduates of the Maritime Technologies program who have also completed a registered apprenticeship program will be prepared to apply for supervisory positions within the maritime industry or to pursue a career pathway to a university in a related program. Graduates who entered the program with no maritime experience will be prepared to apply for positions within the industry.

This is a special admission program requiring approval from the academic dean overseeing the Maritime programs.

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VCCS Plan Code:746
CIP Code:47.0000

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