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Professional Mariner Program

​​​​​​​​​​​​Welcome Aboard!

If you're interested in sailing or powerboating, we're ready to expand your horizons. This site contains dozens of exciting courses, seminars, island trips and certifications. We look forward to meeting you and sharing our world of fun boating and great learning.

The Professional Mariner Program will prepare students for careers in the marine industry. The Southern California area is busy with private and commercial vessel operation:    

  • Large Private Yachts

  • Charter Yachts

  • Cruise Ships

  • Passenger Ferries

  • Sport Fishing, Commercial Fishing

  • Whale watching, Dive Boats

  • Supply Vessels, Work Boats, Tug Boats


Federal Gainful Employment Report
Use the link below to view Orange Coast College’s gainful employment reports. These reports provide you, the student, with important information regarding the costs, benefits and potential employment options of our certificate programs.​

Federal Gainful Employment Report - Professional Mariner Level 1


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Office Hours
Monday: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED
(949) 645-9412