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Composites Technology

6-month program enrolls in March and September

Fabricating with modern materials, techniques and processes is the focus of the Composites Technology program at IYRS. Composite parts, products and structures are lighter, faster and stronger, and can be found across manufacturing industries such as aviation, aerospace, marine, medical, automotive, athletics and more.

Demand for skilled workers and technicians who understand advanced technologies and materials is growing rapidly in the United States and around the world. IYRS graduates are recruited for quality jobs in industries such as aerospace, construction, wind and solar energy, marine and automotive. 

Marine Systems

6-month program enrolls in March and September

IYRS’ Marine Systems program is an immersive learning experience with a curriculum guided by the needs of industry-leading companies. Covered over six-months are techniques and skills needed to maintain and repair all essential marine systems, as well as career planning, key certification exam preparation and real-world externship experience.

IYRS Marine Systems students emerge with a base of knowledge that will take them into any professional situation with the ability to succeed. IYRS graduates are sought after for careers such as a diesel mechanic, systems engineer or technician, electrician, electrical designer, electronics installation specialist and outboard technician.

Boatbuilding & Restoration

20-month program enrolls each September

IYRS’ Boatbuilding & Restoration program is a comprehensive two-year program which combines the time-honored craft of wooden boatbuilding with the modern problem solving skills to succeed in today’s thriving job market. IYRS’ curriculum is regarded as the best in the industry, training the next generation of master craftspeople.

A fundamental understanding of the skills used by craftspeople can be an extraordinary beginning to a career of making with any materials, traditional or modern. IYRS alumni are considered master craftspeople and enjoy careers in boatbuilding, carpentry, furniture repair and restoration, joinery specialists, boat/yacht repair and woodworking.

Digital Modeling & Fabrication

9-month program that enrolls in September

Digital Modeling & Fabrication represents a unique & innovative approach to design education. An immersive 9-month curriculum exposes students to all critical elements of product & industrial design, from design thinking and prototyping to fabricating and machining, all in the brand new 20,000 square foot Brooks Building.

DM&F students develop in-demand skill-sets that close workforce skill gaps while nurturing entrepreneurial spirit valued across a broad range of industries. Graduates are well prepared for cross-departmental collaboration and contribution within the R&D labs, the shop floor, and the C-suite of startup, mid-sized & corporate environments.

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  1. U.S. Veterans may use government education benefits at IYRS.
  2. Military training is applicable to hands-on education model.
  3. Classes are diverse & welcome many Veterans each year.
  4. Career-training frequently leads to job opportunities & options.
  5. Small class sizes allow for personalized education.
  1. Small class sizes for personalized learning experience.
  2. Unique programs for new & exciting opportunities.
  3. Master skills useful & practical in the U.S. and across the world.
  4. Attend an institution with a stellar reputation for skill building.
  5. Admittance to IYRS is not based purely on background or experience.



  1. Develop a foundation for career success.
  2. Master hands-on skills applicable to many industries.
  3. Strong alternative to traditional 2- or 4-year college.
  4. Career-focused training with strong networking opportunities.
  5. Study and learn in one of the most desirable locations in the U.S.



  1. Excite yourself with new opportunities & challenges.
  2. Admittance & success not based solely on past experience.
  3. Dedicated industry development team assists with career placement.
  4. Networking & lecture opportunities help immerse you in new industries.
  5. Diverse student population helps comfort level in classrooms.



  1. Utilize global network of alumni for career opportunities.
  2. Access to Career Day, which sees employers from all over the country.
  3. Stay connected to friends, staff and faculty.
  4. Join fellow alumni for IYRS lectures, roundtables and yearly events.
  5. Seek career advice and assistance, and promote personal achievements.



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