Science Of Diving Specialty Diver

Expand your dive knowledge and gain a better understanding of your equipment, physics, the aquatic environment and more with the online SSI Science of Diving specialty. In this course you will develop a necessary and complete understanding of the underwater world and its effects on the human body. This specialty is required training for most SSI Professional programs, as well as some Extended Range programs, and is an essential way to expand your dive knowledge. Available online, you can earn your SSI Science of Diving specialty certification from home and get ready to begin your dive professional career. Upon completion, you will be halfway to earning the coveted SSI Divemaster rating and earn the SSI Science of Diving specialty certification.

Prerequisites for Science of Diving

  • Certification prerequisites: Minimum Open Water Certification

  • Minimum age is 15

Course Includes:

  • Online course only, 5 academic sessions to be completed with 6 months of sign up.


  • This is an online course only.

  • No open water dives are included.

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