The Great Lakes Boat Building School is a licensed proprietary school in the state of Michigan, with a core offering of a two-year certificate program designed for students interested in pursuing a career in the boat building and restoration industries.  Students can opt for a one-year certificate as well.

For those students wishing to further their educations, there are also programs available to earn an Associate's degree and a Bachelors' degree.

Every summer, there is an extensive Workshop Program in Boat Building offered along with Artisan Classes for special interests and pleasure.