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You can use your G.I. Bill® to pay for many of our scuba courses. We offer a wide selection of programs from which you can choose. Are you interested in learning to dive, improve your diving skills, and becoming a dive professional? The G.I. Bill® can help you accomplish this. Through this series of programs, you will learn the basics of diving and progress up this guided path to become a professional diver.


Duggan Diving is proud to be a participant in this new effort to support our service members, retirees, and their families.  We can help "Take You as Deep as You Want to Go!" Please contact us for the details on how to do this.

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This program is designed for veterans by veterans. Duggan Diving is a NAUI approved VA testing site and instructor development center for any service member, retiree, or family member(s) that have the G.I. Bill® benefits. Service members who qualify can be reimbursed for their certifications and licensing through Duggan Diving. Restrictions follow the same guidelines as the VA licensing and certification reimbursement program – please refer to the following website:

Service members are able to use one month of G.I. Bill® benefits per class and can progress as far as they want. Service members can use up to one month to six months of benefits to get scuba certified or become a professional.

Professionals are defined as Divemasters, Diving Instructors, Instructor Trainers, and Course Directors - all of these professionals licensing are considered true vocational programs. These licensing can provide full-time employment with lucrative pay.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at

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