Diver Professional and Instructor Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to function as professional deep-water or scuba divers, diving instructors, or diving support personnel. Includes instruction in the use of diving equipment and related specialized gear; diving safety procedures; operation and maintenance of underwater life-support systems; underwater communication systems; decompression systems; underwater salvage; exploration, rescue, and photography; and installation and fitting of underwater mechanical systems and their maintenance, repair or demolition. Is Diver Professional and Instructor the right major for you?
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Diver Professional and Instructor Major

What Courses Do Diver Professional and Instructor Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Diver Professional and Instructor majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Communication Systems
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Safety Procedures
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