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  • Commencement for the Class of 2015

    June 20, 2015

    Join us in congratulating the graduating class of 2015 on Saturday, June 20th, at 10:00 a.m on the Parade Field.
  • Summer Sailing School

    Sailing is one of very few sports that can be enjoyed for a lifetime and the same is true for the skills inherent in sailing. MMA’s Summer Sailing School provides a mix of activities both off and on the water for kids age 8 through 18.

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  • Class of 2019

    Orientation for the class of 2019 begins on Saturday, August 15th
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  • U.S. News and World Report

    The magazine’s 2014 rankings of “Top Public Schools - Regional Colleges North” place the Academy third!
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  • Sea, Science & Leadership Program

    The Sea, Science and Leadership Program is designed to provide high school students with interactive, educational workshops that build confidence, challenge decision-making skills, and develop and strengthen leadership qualities. Register Today >>
  • Cadet Blogs

    Follow their journey as cadet bloggers chronicle their adventures navigating life on-campus and around the world...
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  • MMA Graduate & Continuing Education

    Executive-format graduate programs for working professionals, credit and non-credit courses for students of all ages, and maritime training for professional and recreational seamen.
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  • Industry Signs-On for Sea Term

    April 13, 2015 - A.W. Chesterton has been servicing the maritime industry since 1884 starting as providers of steamboat and engineering supplies on the Boston waterfront. In addition, the company has been hiring MMA grads for decades. But on Sea Term 2014 -15, alum Matt McGrail, MMA ‘90, Engineering, was invited along for the ride.

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    A Different Kind of Cruise Career

    April 06, 2015 - In the air cargo industry, the pilots who drive the planes have a saying: "Freight doesn't complain." On the other side of the modal spectrum, however, today's cruise ship industry is a multi-billion dollar enterprise that provides fine dining, spas, concerts and a myriad of recreational adventures. And, customers can and do complain if things aren't "just right."

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    Cadets Bring New Meaning to the Words "Training Ship"

    March 30, 2015 - Two cadets,3/C Mara Footit and 1/C Alexander Barnas, decided to expand the meaning of Sea Term “training ship” to include prepping for a half marathon in Fort Lauderdale.

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    Persistence Pays Off

    March 16, 2015 - How does one get anything worth having in life – by design, luck, being in the right place at the right time, networking, persistence? For most of us it’s a combination. This cadet used all of the above and added an alumni recommendation to get a dream job.

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    International Applause!

    March 09, 2015 - In December the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education Board of Commissioners met to consider MMA’s request for accreditation of the business programs offered by their International Maritime Business Department. It was approved with no “notes or observations” – a rare occurrence indeed.

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    Then and Now – In a Nutshell

    March 03, 2015 - Campus construction is at an all time high. When Fran McDonald, MMA, ’85, returned to campus to work in Admissions in the mid 90’s, it was pretty much the same as when he left, a small school with about 700 students. Today, McDonald, recently named Executive Vice President, has been the person to oversee the last five plus years of capital construction plans.

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    For MMA cadets a warm return to Cape Cod cold

    February 24, 2015 - At the end of a six-week sea term, Massachusetts Maritime Academy cadets returned to the school on the T.S. Kennedy at around noon Saturday. Story courtesy of the Cape Cod Times.

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    Trading Spaces: Cape Cod to Panama City

    February 17, 2015 - Specific curriculum requirements may dictate completion of up to three co-ops during the four years at the Academy. Each co-op mandates a minimum of 240 hours per placement, followed by a comprehensive, written report for which they receive six credits.

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    We’re Everywhere

    February 03, 2015 - And that’s really no accident. It helps that the Academy has an international component to it’s training and travel is part of the curriculum. We also try to spread the word by networking, visiting high schools and attending trade shows. Our alums are certainly everywhere. All of this expands our ability to attract the best and the brightest new cadets while growing our audience of potential employers. It also causes paths to cross and old friends to meet up.

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    Look Who’s Not On the Water

    January 26, 2015 - Massachusetts Maritime Academy now offers seven majors. That’s a long way from the early nineties when there were just two, Marine Engineering and Marine Transportation. Graduates are not locked in to seagoing jobs. They can do lots of things … and … they do. Look who’s NOT on the water.

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