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Marine Engineering, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Barnstable, MA, United States
The Marine Engineering (MENG) program at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy prepares graduates for careers as licensed engineering officers in the United States Merchant Marine and for engineering positions in associated shoreside industries. 
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Overview

The Marine Engineering program from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy includes approximately 50 days of practical shipboard training each year to satisfy STCW requirements for sea service. 

Key Features 

  • Shipboard training typically takes place during the annual sea term. 
  • Students gain practical experience either aboard the USTS Kennedy or aboard commercial merchant ships to experience the maritime industry first-hand. The MENG major requires students to complete four sea terms. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Prior to graduation, students in the MENG program must also qualify as a Third Assistant Engineer, Steam, Motor, and Gas Turbine, Unlimited Horsepower, through examinations administered by the United States Coast Guard. 
  • The ultimate goal is to prepare students to eventually reach the level of Chief Engineer.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Complete the online application on our website and submit the $50 application fee 
  • Request official high school transcripts 
  • Attach your essay (minimum 300 words discussing the most important reasons for selecting MMA as a possible college for you or on a subject of your choice). After you submit your application, this can be uploaded and attached as a PDF file.
  • Send two letters of recommendation - Recommendations can come from any source who is not a relative (i.e. coaches, employers, teachers, guidance counselors, etc.). Please send as a PDF file.
  • Optional for Spring 2021 and Fall 2021 Applicants: Send official standardized test scores (SAT, ACT)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42579 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42579 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42579 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42579 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    27459 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27459 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Barnstable

  • 1342 - 2780 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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