Maritime Technology and Operations

Provide students with a strong analytical basis in major courses, connected to a hands-on, practical/technical experience.

The mission of the Maritime Technology and Operations Department requires that every student combines their academic studies with a practical, hands-on experience to apply classroom/laboratory knowledge with rewarding at sea experiences.

Degrees

Bachelor Science - Marine Operations - Engine (Unlimited Horsepower)

Associate in Applied Science - Marine Technology - Deck (1,600 Mate)

Associate in Applied Science - Marine Technology - Engine (Unlimited Horsepower-1,600 GRT)

Learning Outcomes

Bachelor of Science

Upon completion of a Bachelor Science Degree in Marine Operations Engine the student will be able to:

  • Pass the US Coast Guard Third Assistant Engineer License

  • Demonstrate the ability to assume an engineer officer watch on a commercial vessel

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of Marine Power Plants, Engineering principles, and management practices

  • Demonstrate knowledge of regulations governing the maritime industry under IMO, SOLAS, MARPOL, STCW and other governing agencies regulating maritime operations

  • Demonstrate discipline, leadership, and organizational skills while in the Regiment of Cadets and aboard commercial vessels

Associate Degree in Applied Science

Upon completion of an Associate Degree in Applied Science in Maritime Technology Deck the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the technical competences and knowledge required of a deck officer in navigation, stability, cargo, safety, emergency and vessel management skills and procedures

  • Pass USCG Deck License exam within 90-days after approval to test

  • Demonstrate the competencies required for initial employment in maritime industry

  • Demonstrate discipline, leadership, and organizational skills while in the Regimental of Cadets and aboard commercial vessels

Associate Degree in Applied Science Marine Technology Small Vessel Operations Engine

Upon completion of an Associate Degree in Applied Science in Maritime Technology Engine the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the technical competences and knowledge required of an Engine officer in the safe operation, management and maintenance of marine propulsion plants and other ship systems

  • Pass USCG Engine License exam within 90-days after approval to test

  • Demonstrate the competencies required for initial employment in maritime industry

  • Demonstrate discipline, leadership, and organizational skills while in the Regimental of Cadets and aboard commercial vessels

Real-World Experience

Hands-on experience is core to the Maritime Technology and Operations Department

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