NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AT WARWICK, RHODE ISLAND
MARINE MECHANICS, MARINE BUSINESS CONCEPTS, MARINE ELECTRICITY, AND MARINE SYSTEMS INSTALLATION, REPAIR & SERVICE EDUCATION AT THE NEW ENGLAND TECH
Founded in 1940, and a leader in technical career education in Southeastern New England, New England Tech is a private, non-profit technical college offering Associate’s and Bachelor’s Degrees in over 30 programs which has been thoughtfully designed with input from both educators and industry experts.
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 our Associate’s Degree programs can be completed in as little as 18 months and our Bachelor’s Degree programs in as little as 3 years. Today, enrollment has grown to 3,000 students.
Virginia Tech is the home of the Commonwealth’s leading College of Engineering. Most Associate’s Degree programs can be completed in as little as 18 months, and Bachelor’s of Science programs in as little as 3 years. The ongoing investment in world-class laboratories and equipment sets the stage for success.
AS Degree in Marine Technology: The Associate’s Degree in Marine Technology Program offers theory and practical training in marine mechanics, marine business concepts, marine electricity and marine systems installation, repair and service. 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. In addition, marine business procedures are taught using computerized learning methods with marine specific software. Faculty members in Marine Technology are factory-certified by ABYC, Volvo and Mercury Marine. 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.