Associate Degree Program in Marine Technology at New England Tech, Rhode Island

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Founded in 1940 New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) is a private, non-profit technical university offering Associate, Bachelor’s, Master's and Online Degrees in over 50 programs and a leader in technical career education in Southeastern New England. New England Institute of Technology is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

The focus at New England Tech is to give each student a solid balance: a base of analytical skills with hands-on training. Most of the Associate’s Degree programs can be completed in as little as 18 months and the Bachelor’s Degree programs in as little as 3 years.

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Academic Programs

Undergraduate Program

  • AS Degree in Marine Technology: The Marine Technology program offers an associate degree in Marine Technology. Theory and practical training in marine mechanics, marine business concepts, marine electricity, and marine systems installation, repair and service are the thrust of the program. Hands-on practical skills in installation, service, and repairs to mechanical, electrical, electronic, and hydraulic systems utilized by both recreational and commercial vessels are stressed throughout the curriculum to reinforce the in-depth theory classes. In addition, marine business procedures are taught using computerized learning methods with marine-specific software. The Advanced Marine Technology degree program offers an additional quarter of study in some of the more advanced electronics and computer controls common in the industry today. The Marine Technology Department is the New England training site for Volvo Penta Marine with advanced training available for qualified students. Students completing the Marine Technology program may also qualify to become certified Volvo Penta Technicians. After completing some prerequisites, graduates of this program are eligible to continue on for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Automotive Service Management or in Business Management.

Last updated: Mar 15, 2017

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