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Associate Engineering Degree Program in Marine Technology and Offshore Wind Power in Fall River, MA

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Established in 1965, Bristol Community College (BCC) is a two-year comprehensive community college offering more than 150 career and transfer programs of study that lead to an associate degree in science, arts, applied sciences, and certificates of accomplishment or achievement. The main campus is located in Fall River, Massachusetts. Other campuses include - Davol Street, New Bedford, Taunton Center, and Attleboro.

Bristol Community College has an undergraduate population of over 12000 and an additional over 17,000 in noncredit enrollments. BCC also offers a comprehensive and convenient eLearning program. Bristol Community College is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

‌Located in a quiet residential neighborhood conveniently located near MA Route 24 and Interstate 195, the Elsbree Street Campus (Fall River Campus) offers 90 acres of room with nine buildings, including a brand new health and science building.

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Academic & Training Programs

A.S. Degree Programs


  • Associate in Science in Engineering Technology (Marine Technology): This program is designed to prepare students as technicians working in various areas of the marine industry. Participants gain an understanding of mechanical and environmental marine systems and have the opportunity to select specialized courses in the areas of the marine trades, fisheries technology, and remotely operated vehicle (ROV) technology. Graduates work as technicians in a variety of marine trades professions, such as fisheries observers, oceanography and hydrographic survey technicians, or remotely operated vehicle (ROV) technicians.
  • Associate in Science in Engineering Technology (Offshore Wind Power Technology): This concentration prepares students to work as technicians for the offshore wind power industry. Students learn aspects of engineering technology such as electrical machinery, fluid systems, materials science and strength of materials, and gain hands-on experience with assembly, installation, operation and maintenance of wind power systems. Graduates work as turbine and foundation installers and operation and maintenance (O&M) technicians in the land-based or offshore wind industry or in variety of marine trades profession including oceanography and hydrographic survey technicians, or remotely operated vehicle (ROV) technicians.

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