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Major: Marine Transportation


Marine transportation programs prepare students to work as commercial fishermen, fishing operations supervisors or in related fishing industry operations; as professional deep-water or scuba divers, diving instructors, or diving support personnel; or as captains, executive officers, engineers and ranking mates on commercially licensed inland, coastal, and ocean-going vessels.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Commercial Fishing
  • Diver, Professional and Instructor
  • Marine Science/Merchant Marine Officer
  • Marine Transportation, Other


Careers You Qualify For With This Major


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College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.


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