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.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||CDA Technical Institute||359||76%||$21,269|
|2||Divers Institute of Technology||255||100%||N/A|
|3||Divers Academy International||172||100%||N/A|
|5||Santa Barbara City College||39||1%||$3,054|
|6||South Central Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial Campus||34||1%||$3,300|
|8||Florida Keys Community College||9||3%||$19,945|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Diver, Professional and Instructor program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.