For over 100 years, Massachusetts Maritime Academy has been preparing women and men for exciting and rewarding careers on land and sea. As the nation's finest co-ed maritime college, MMA challenges students to succeed by balancing a unique regimented lifestyle with a typical four-year college environment. As a member of the cadet corps you will live, study, sail, work and play in an atmosphere that encourages you to be your best.
International Student Admission
Massachusetts Maritime Academy is ranked as one of the top state maritime universities in the United States. As an international student (defined as a non-US citizen or non-US Permanent Resident Green Card holder) you will find that the undergraduate education is unlike any other. You will not only learn and experience the American culture; but you will also dive into the unique and rewarding culture that is the Regiment of Cadets - a culture that will build the foundation to successfully achieve your educational and career goals.
We now offer seven unique undergraduate majors:
- Emergency Management
- Energy Systems Engineering
- Facilities Engineering
- International Maritime Business
- Marine Science, Safety, & Environmental Protection
- Marine Engineering*
- Marine Transportation*
* Special Notice for International Students Interested in Licensed Majors (Marine Engineering and Marine Transportation): Non-US citizen, upon successful completion of the United States Coast Guard Exam and graduation, will receive a Letter of Accreditation INSTEAD of a US Coast Guard License. US citizenship is required to attain the US Coast Guard License. The Letter of Accreditation, along with all graduation certificates, may then be used to acquire a home country's Coast Guard License. The process will vary from country to country.