Get Started in Marine Deck Technology

The Marine Deck Technology Program is a one-year certificate program. It is offered once a year and begins in the fall quarter. Application review begins February of each year and admission is grated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Eligibility Requirements

Steps to Enroll (or be added to the Waitlist)

  1. Attend a Seattle Maritime Academy Tour and Information Session or contact the department for more information.
  2. Complete the 5-Step Enrollment Process for Seattle Central College, which includes placement testing/transcript evaluations to ensure you meet the math and English requirements.
  3. During the enrollment period (which begins February 1), submit the following items via email to or in person to the front desk at Seattle Maritime Academy:
    • Seattle Central Student ID Number (SID)
    • Copy of photo page from US Passport or Permanent Resident Card
    • Copy of Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
    • Copy of Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) photo page and endorsement page

Only applications that include all of the above items can be considered for acceptance into the program. 

Questions? Contact the Seattle Maritime Academy for more information