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Enhance your aquatics-related career with a certificate in scuba leadership. Whether your future goals include becoming a commercial diver, or you simply want to complement your skills in another profession, this 12-credit certificate is a great choice.

What You Will Learn

This certification teaches you operational knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following:

  • diver rescue
  • accident management
  • advanced topics and capabilities
  • prevention, recognition, rescues, and pre-EMS care


If you want to learn more about this certificate, contact Leland Yarger.


Total Credits: 12

A few of the classes you will take include:

  • Lifeguard Training
  • Open Water Scuba
  • Advanced SCUBA Diver
  • Divemaster
  • Emergency/Medical Responder

For a complete list of all the courses you will take and their descriptions, please see our Course Catalog.

View Catalog

Enroll in this Certificate

Contact your advisor to enroll.