Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation

Global Competitiveness

The academy aims to produce maritime professionals who can compete on a global scale, with a curriculum that meets international standards.

Individualized Leadership Development

MMMA prioritizes one-on-one coaching for cadets, allowing them to focus on self-improvement. This fosters essential skills for both maritime careers and life’s challenges. This method reflects a modern approach to leadership development.

State-of-the-Art Facilities

MMMA provides modern facilities and equipment to simulate real-world maritime scenarios, giving students hands-on experience.

Strong Industry Partnerships

The academy has strong ties with leading maritime companies, providing students with opportunities for internships and employment after graduation.

The program you’re inquiring about is a comprehensive educational journey that spans four years, meticulously structured to cultivate the expertise required for the role of an Officer-in-Charge of a Navigational Watch (OIC-NW). Here’s a more detailed look at what the program entails:

Operational Level Training

  • Training in emergency procedures, including firefighting and life-saving techniques.
  • Instruction on managing shipboard operations and crew welfare.
  • Emphasis on leadership and decision-making skills for future command roles.

STCW Certification

  • The program exceeds the Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping (STCW) requirements.
  • Prepares graduates for certification as OIC-NW, ensuring global recognition and compliance.
  • Deck Watch Readiness that prepares students to become Officers-in-Charge of a Navigational Watch (OIC-NW), a critical role in maritime operations.

Career Prospects

  • Graduates are equipped for immediate employment in the maritime industry.
  • Potential career paths include navigation officers on merchant ships, fleet management, or maritime safety administration.

Year 1-3: Academic Foundation

  • Rigorous coursework covering marine navigation, maritime laws, and environmental protection.
  • In-depth study of ship technology, focusing on vessel construction and machinery.
  • Modules on meteorology and oceanography to understand weather patterns and sea conditions.

Year 4: Guaranteed Shipboard Training

  • A full year of practical training aboard a commercial vessel.
  • Hands-on experience in navigation, piloting, and route planning.
  • Exposure to real-world cargo handling, stowage procedures, and safety protocols.

This curriculum not only imparts the necessary theoretical knowledge but also emphasizes practical skills through shipboard training, ensuring that graduates are well-prepared to take on the responsibilities of an OIC-NW and excel in the dynamic field of maritime operations.

First YearGeneral Education Courses + Introduction to Maritime Courses
Second YearGeneral Education Courses + Intermediate Maritime Courses
Third YearComprehensive Maritime Courses with Emphasis on Soft Skills and Leadership Development
Fourth YearOnboard Training