Military & Veteran Applicants

Massachusetts Maritime Academy supports veterans, reservists and National Guard members in achieving their academic and career goals. Our veteran Admissions specialist, Joanne Robertson, has extensive experience in assisting veterans to successfully transition from the military into academics and can assist with the admissions process. We offer small class sizes, experiential hands-on learning and co-ops that lead to landing careers in the business, environmental science, engineering, marine transportation and emergency management fields.

Apply Now.  When selecting "admit type" please choose the transfer option. If you are active duty military or a military veteran, you are eligible for an application fee waiver code.

Due to our rigorous STEM curriculum at the Academy, we require students to complete the following minimum transfer requirements:

  • College level English Composition with a grade of C or better
  • College level Science with a lab, Chemistry 1 required for Engineering majors
  • College level Algebra course
12 -24 transferable credits requires a minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher
24 or more transferable credits requires a minimum GPA of 2.0 or higher
Admissions requires official college transcripts and good standing forms from all schools attended. Students are encouraged to submit their Joint Service Transcript or Community College of the Air Force Transcript.

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If you have any questions in regard to the admissions process, please do not hesitate to contact Joanne Robertson (Assistant Director of Admissions & Coordinator of Transfers) by setting up a meeting, emailing, or calling 508.830.5031. Additionally, the VA certifying official is Catherine Kedski (Director of Student Financial Services) and can be reached at or (508) 830-5042.