Education Requirements - National Comparison

Mandatory Education
State Mandatory education requirement Required
AKNo0
ALYes1
ARYes1
AZNo0
CAYes1
COYes1
CTYes1
DCYes1
DEYes1
GAYes1
CNMINo0
PRYes1
FLYes1
GUYes1
HIYes1
IAYes1
IDNo0
ILYes1
INNo0
KSYes1
KYYes1
LAYes1
MAYes1
MDYes1
MEYes1
MIYes1
MNNo0
MOYes1
MSYes1
MTYes1
NDYes1
NEYes1
NHYes1
NJYes1
NMYes1
NCYes1
NVYes1
NYYes1
OHYes1
OKYes1
ORYes1
PAYes1
RIYes1
SCYes1
SDNo0
TNYes1
TXYes1
UTYes1
USVINo0
VTYes1
WAYes1
WIYes1
WVYes1
WYNo0
AS0
VAYes1
Section Summary 46


Only PWC
State Only PWC* Only PWC
AKn/a0
ALn/a0
ARn/a0
AZn/a0
CAn/a0
COn/a0
CTn/a0
DCn/a0
DEn/a0
GAn/a0
CNMIn/a0
PRn/a0
FLn/a0
GUYes1
HIyes1
IAn/a0
IDONLY Personal Watercraft (PWC) - (i.e. jet skis, sea doos, wave runners, etc.)1
ILn/a0
INn/a0
KSn/a0
KYn/a0
LAn/a0
MAn/a0
MDn/a0
MEyes1
MIn/a0
MNn/a0
MOn/a0
MSn/a0
MTn/a0
NDn/a0
NEn/a0
NHn/a0
NJn/a0
NMn/a0
NCn/a0
NVn/a0
NYn/a0
OHn/a0
OKn/a0
ORn/a0
PAyes1
RIn/a0
SCn/a0
SDn/a0
TNn/a0
TXn/a0
UTyes1
USVIn/a0
VTn/a0
WAn/a0
WIn/a0
WVn/a0
WYn/a0
AS1
VAn/a0
Section Summary 7


Required for All Powerboats
State All Powerboats* Required
AKn/a0
ALYes1
ARyes1
AZn/a0
CAyes1
COyes1
CTAll power boats including PWC1
DCyes1
DEyes1
GAyes1
CNMIn/a0
PRAll power boats including PWC1
FLn/a0
GUn/a0
HIn/a0
IAYes1
IDn/a0
ILYes1
INn/a0
KSyes1
KYn/a0
LAyes1
MAAll power boats including PWC1
MDyes1
MEn/a0
MIn/a0
MNn/a0
MOyes1
MSYes1
MTn/a0
NDyes1
NEyes1
NHn/a0
NJYes1
NMyes1
NCyes1
NVn/a0
NYyes1
OHn/a0
OKn/a0
ORyes1
PAn/a0
RIyes1
SCn/a0
SDn/a0
TNyes1
TXn/a0
UTn/a0
USVIn/a0
VTyes1
WAn/a0
WIYes1
WVyes1
WYn/a0
AS1
VAn/a0
Section Summary 30


Sailboats
State Sail Boats* Required
AKn/a0
ALyes1
ARn/a0
AZn/a0
CAn/a0
COn/a0
CTyes1
DCyes1
DEn/a0
GAn/a0
CNMIn/a0
PRn/a0
FLn/a0
GUn/a0
HIn/a0
IAn/a0
IDn/a0
ILn/a0
INn/a0
KSyes1
KYn/a0
LAn/a0
MAn/a0
MDn/a0
MEn/a0
MIn/a0
MNn/a0
MOn/a0
MSn/a0
MTn/a0
NDn/a0
NEn/a0
NHn/a0
NJn/a0
NMn/a0
NCn/a0
NVn/a0
NYn/a0
OHn/a0
OKyes1
ORn/a0
PAn/a0
RIn/a0
SCn/a0
SDn/a0
TNn/a0
TXyes1
UTn/a0
USVIn/a0
VTn/a0
WAn/a0
WIn/a0
WVn/a0
WYn/a0
AS0
VAn/a0
Section Summary 6


Human Powered Boats
State Human Power Required
AKn/a0
ALn/a0
ARn/a0
AZn/a0
CAn/a0
COn/a0
CTn/a0
DCyes1
DEn/a0
GAn/a0
CNMIn/a0
PRn/a0
FLn/a0
GUn/a0
HIn/a0
IAn/a0
IDn/a0
ILn/a0
INn/a0
KSn/a0
KYn/a0
LAn/a0
MAn/a0
MDn/a0
MEn/a0
MIn/a0
MNn/a0
MOn/a0
MSn/a0
MTn/a0
NDn/a0
NEn/a0
NHn/a0
NJn/a0
NMn/a0
NCn/a0
NVn/a0
NYn/a0
OHn/a0
OKn/a0
ORn/a0
PAn/a0
RIn/a0
SCn/a0
SDn/a0
TNn/a0
TXn/a0
UTn/a0
USVIn/a0
VTn/a0
WAn/a0
WIn/a0
WVn/a0
WYn/a0
AS1
VAn/a0
Section Summary 2


Required for Some Powerboats
State Some Powerboats* Required
AKn/a0
ALn/a0
ARn/a0
AZn/a0
CAn/a0
COn/a0
CTn/a0
DCn/a0
DEn/a0
GAn/a0
CNMIn/a0
PRn/a0
FLyes1
GUn/a0
HIn/a0
IAn/a0
IDn/a0
ILn/a0
INn/a0
KSn/a0
KYyes1
LAn/a0
MAyes1
MDn/a0
MEn/a0
MIyes1
MNn/a0
MOn/a0
MSn/a0
MTyes1
NDn/a0
NEn/a0
NHn/a0
NJn/a0
NMn/a0
NCn/a0
NVyes1
NYn/a0
OHyes1
OKyes1
ORn/a0
PAn/a0
RIyes1
SCyes1
SDn/a0
TNyes1
TXyes1
UTn/a0
USVIn/a0
VTn/a0
WAyes1
WIn/a0
WVn/a0
WYn/a0
AS0
VAyes1
Section Summary 14