Introduction to Methods in Research Diving

Taking everything you learned in Introduction to Scientific Diving into the field in Intro to Methods in Research Diving. This is a two week class in which you will get over 20 open water dives in two weeks in Florida. The trip includes a tour of the NAVY dive school, offshore dives, cavern dives, and a seat at the NSS/CDS conference. This is a great way to solidify your diving skills. This class is only offered during the intercessional semester between Spring and Summer I sessions. 


  • NAUI Master Diver Booklet
  • NAUI (Nitrox and Air) & NAVY (Air) Dive Tables
  • DAN Diving Insurance (or equivalent)
  • Weight Belt & Weight
  • Underwater Timing Device
  • Knife
  • Slate
  • Whistle
  • 2 Dive Lights (Primary and Secondary)
  • Wetsuit (recommend at least 5mm, 7mm is best)
  • Mask
  • Fin
  • Booties
  • Snorkel
  • Gloves
  • Hood

Certifications Received When Completed

  • NAUI Master Diver
  • AAUS Scientific Diver
  • NSS/CDS Cavern Diver
  • NAUI Nitrox Diver
  • NAUI CPR, AED, SFA, BBP, E-O2, Aquatic Injuries