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Andrew Ogburn

Title: Adjunct Professor
Department: Physical Activities Program
College of Education
Andrew Ogburn


  • Scuba Schools International (SSI) 
  • Instructor Trainer 
  • DCSI Instructor 
  • Advanced Open Water Instructor 

Andy has taught in the Department of Physical Education for over 15 years. He has an incredible support staff who offer the best possible scuba experience for University of South Carolina students.


B.S. Retail Management,  University of South Carolina, 1992

SSI Specialty Instructor Ratings
Wreck Diving 
Waves Tides & Currents
Underwater Photography 
Underwater Navigation 
Night/Limited Visibility 
Enriched Air Nitrox 
Deep Diving 
Computer Diving 
Stress & Rescue Diver
Surface Supplied Air Diving 

TDI Instructor Certifications 
TDI Basic Nitrox Instructor
TDI Advanced Nitrox Instructor
TDI Atlantis I / Dolphin SCR-Rebreather Instructor 
TDI Decompression Procedures Instructor
TDI Extended Range Instructor
TDI Advanced Trimix Instructor
SDI Solo Diver Instructor

Medic First Aid (MFA)
Basic Training Programs Instructor
Automated External Defibrillation Instructor



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