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How is it like to attend a maritime academy?

I would like to know the environment and the subject you learn assuming your major is marine transportation. #maritime #marine #marine-transportation #navy #nautical


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Anthony Carlo’s Answer

Getting a degree in Marine Transportation is an interesting subject to learn., like getting to know the stracture of ships construction , marine terms, ships organization and the weather prediction, and there are a lot more like the safe navigation.,Bringing the ships safe and seaworhty to its final destination or port of call.

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Christine’s Answer

I am a 2001 graduate of SUNY Maritime College, one of the 7 US Maritime Academies (Maine, Mass., NY, Texas, California, Great Lakes, Kings Point). All of the schools are 4 years colleges where you graduate with a Bachelor's degree and a USCG license. They offer a limited selection of BSs and either a deck (Mate) or engineer's license. All of the academies are regimented, meaning they have a military structure including uniforms, marching, military protocol and inspections.

I obtained my BS in Marine Environmental Science, so unfortunately i cannot answer your questions about the Marine Transportation degrees.

Christine recommends the following next steps:

Check out Texas A & M Maritime Academy in Galveston https://www.tamug.edu/corps/

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Sherrie’s Answer

Hello Jewel,

I would suggest you contact a few prospective maritime academies to ask about their specific programs. Here are some options below:

Cape Fear Community College

Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (Ocean Engineering & Technology)

Maine Maritime Academy

Massachusetts Maritime Academy



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