With a whole new cadre of Open Water Divers finishing up over the course of this summer, I wanted to remind everybody that some of your PADI Courses are eligible for college transfer credits.
Here’s what you really want to know (from Transcript Request Form):
|Course Title||Semester Credit Hours||Division||Credit Subject Area|
|Open Water Diver||1||Lower||Physical Education or Leisure Studies|
|Advanced Open Water Diver||1||Lower||Recreation or Physical Education|
|Rescue Diver||1||Lower||Physical Education, Leisure Studies, or Advanced Diving|
|Deep Diver||1||Lower||Recreation or Physical Education|
|Dry Suit Diver||1||Lower||Work Diving Technology|
|Night Diver||1||Lower||Physical Education or Leisure Studies|
|Search & Recovery Diver||1||Lower||Physical Education or Recreation|
|Underwater Navigator||1||Lower||Open Water Navigation and Rescue|
|Wreck Diver||1||Lower||Physical Education or Maritime Archaeology|
|Divemaster||2||Lower||Physical Education or Recreation|
|Public Safety Diver||2||Lower||Physical Education, Public Policy/Management or Criminal Justice|
NOTE: More classes than the above may be eligible…I just didn’t put down courses I don’t teach. Download the Transcript Request Form to see the whole list.
Head on over to the PADI site for more information.