Naval Architecture

A Naval Architect designs, builds, and maintains several different types of marine vessels and structures, such as small boats, submarines, and other various watercraft as well as marine oil rigs (standing structure).

The associations listed below represent organizations made up of people (members) who work and promote advancement in the field.  Associations provide opportunities to network, develop professional relationships, learn more about a field’s trends and directions, and many even provide job postings.

If you think you are interested in a career in Naval Architecture, there are programs at technical, community, and public and private colleges to help you prepare for this line of work.  Use the College Search Tool to begin your discovery.  Enter the keyword ‘maritime’ into the search field.