Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Marine Transportation degree program, students will gain the:

  1. Acquired knowledge, experience and training needed to obtain the necessary licenses, certificates and documentation for a Third Mate's position on any U.S. Flag vessel sailing upon Oceans.
  2. Ability to stand proper and safe Navigational and Deck watches at the Third Mate level.
  3. An inculcated sense of honor, decency and ethics that will allow our graduates to bring credit to Massachusetts Maritime Academy and the U.S. Merchant Marine.