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Marine Engineering Management Program

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Take the Helm & Chart Your Course

You don’t have to dream about spending your days out in the sun, out on the water and aboard a boat—you can make it happen, and you can make a great living doing it. Use your desire to learn about marine technology at Broward College, and you can have a career as a highly paid and sought-after trained marine technician. It’s the key to a great life that can literally carry you to every corner of the world.

Broward College’s Marine Engineering Management Program is a specialized, comprehensive, and affordable 24-month technical and academic curriculum that will earn you an associate’s degree and Marine Certifications through the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC).
In addition to the associates degree program, Broward College and offers numerous marine certificate programs as well as continuing education and test preparation classes.

Join BC’s Marine Engineering Management Program and master the technical and academic knowledge you need to ride the wave of success into your future.

Fall classes start on August 21st! 
Be Sure to register ASAP!

Tours and information sessions are held on Tuesdays at 3 pm and Thursdays at 10 am.

Make your reservation at Eventbrite!

Eventbrite - Tour of the Marine Program at Broward College 

For more information, email Nadia Vassell-Gowdie at

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Classroom Experience
Students on computer.BC’s Marine Engineering Management Program is not just a series of shop classes; you’ll get a well-rounded education that will teach you to communicate properly and be recognized as a respected industry professional.

You’ll be meeting people from all walks of life, from all over the world. What you’ll learn at BC will allow you to move comfortably within the marine industry at all levels from the very first day you start working. And the A.A.S. that you’ll earn will benefit you not just in the short term, but throughout your life. 
Broward College’s Marine Engineering Management Program is an accredited two-year college program taught by experienced marine industry professionals. At BC, you’ll learn the practical details of your craft from instructors who have worked on the complicated systems of today’s yachts, mega-yachts and super-yachts.
The Marine Technology Center of Excellence is housed in a 30,000 square foot facility donated by the BC Foundation. This is where the majority of your hands-on training will take place, which will allow you to master all the skills that are in high demand by the marine industry.
Career Paths
Student with blue shirt photo.The sophisticated systems of today’s yachts, mega-yachts and super-yachts are quite different. They require highly trained technicians with specialized knowledge to understand, maintain and repair them. It has created an overwhelming demand for well-trained marine technicians worldwide. Marine engineering jobs are expected to rise steadily through 2020, and the estimated median salary of marine engineers in the country was $80,000 in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Many of our graduates have found work quickly after earning their degree and obtaining Marine Certification through ABYC.
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Is This Program Right for Me?
Student looking at boat propel.You should apply to Broward College’s Marine Program if you want to:

•Transform  into a highly trained, specialized marine technician
•Prepare for a lifelong career in the marine industry
•Learn the diagnostic, technical and computerized skills it takes to service the latest high-tech yacht systems
•Possess a superior academic background required for pursuing highly paid management positions
ABYC blue logoBroward College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Broward College.
The Marine Program is accredited by the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC).​

Students looking at machine.Broward College Marine instructors are trained marine technicians with years of experience to help you develop the skills needed for working on today’s highly sophisticated yacht, mega-yacht and super-yacht systems.

View Marine faculty members. Link to Program Faculty directory

Three students with goggles.An associate’s degree in Marine Engineering Management can be earned with 66 credit hours consisting of:

    38 Marine and Technical Service credits

    28 General Education credits
The program takes just two years to complete on a full-time schedule.
All hands-on training takes place at the AutoNation Automotive/Marine Center. General Education courses can be taken at any Broward College campus.

Marine Engineering Management

  • Marine Technology Certificate
  • Marine Electrician Certificate
  • Marine Propulsion Technician Certificate
  • Marine Systems Technician Certificate

Details on the Marine Engineering Management program and certificates can be found in the 2016-17 College Catalog on pp. 214-215.

For Alumni
We love to hear from former students of our Marine Program. Stay in touch with us by contacting the Program Manager. In the meantime, be sure to join the Alumni & Friends Association to receive the perks and benefits of being a BC graduate.
  • Obtain three insurance licenses exam-free
  • Complete your degree in only 24 months
  • Earn your A.S. in Vision Care.
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  • Most Affordable
  • Third Year in a Row
  • Ranked 3rd for Associate Degrees
  • Our Grads Earn More
  • Ranked #2 in the Nation
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