The Marine Engine Technology program is located on M State’s Detroit Lakes campus, in the heart of Minnesota lakes country. Our program produces skilled marine engine technicians who have job opportunities with boat dealers and engine manufacturers nationwide.
As a Marine Engine Technology student at M State, you'll use the latest in technology from all major engine manufacturers to service and repair outboard and stern-drive engines, drive systems and related systems and components.
The Marine Engine Technology program's innovative flexible scheduling, modeled after industry training programs, makes it possible for you to tailor your college coursework to accommodate your work and family commitments. Lectures are delivered online and accessible 24/7, and visits to the college marine lab to practice and master your skills are scheduled scheduled at your convenience.
Our program is guided by an advisory board made up of local and regional industry members who review our curriculum, ensuring that students are learning the skills needed by employers.
Degree options, all offered through the Detroit Lakes campus, are:
Marine/Powersports Maintenance Specialist Certificate
Locations: Detroit Lakes
Motorboat Mechanic and Service Technician
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Graduates will find career opportunities as Marine technicians, service managers, factory representatives, dealership owners, parts specialists, service writers and marine sales personnel.
Description: Repair and adjust electrical and mechanical equipment of inboard or inboard-outboard boat engines.
Typical education level:Vocational Certificate
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All career data is set to your current geographical area: up to 100 miles away from Detroit Lakes
The average retirement age in the U.S. is 65 years old. Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians in the 55-64 and the 65+ categories are 1-10 years away from retirement. When older workers retire, there will likely be a demand for new workers.
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Articulation agreements ensure that students completing specified coursework or degree programs at M State will transfer into designated programs at partner universities or colleges according to the terms of the agreement. This cooperative effort eliminates or minimizes the questions and confusion that sometimes accompany transfer and allows our students to be confident that their degree from M State will satisfy a substantive portion of the completion requirements for the bachelor's degree at the university or college they will be attending.
Last modified: September 15th, 2017 at 01:45pm