For over 100 years, Massachusetts Maritime Academy has been preparing women and men for exciting and rewarding careers on land and sea. As the nation's finest co-ed maritime college, MMA challenges students to succeed by balancing a unique regimented lifestyle with a typical four-year college environment. As a member of the cadet corps you will live, study, sail, work and play in an atmosphere that encourages you to be your best.
Advanced Studies & Leadership
The Advanced Studies & Leadership Program (ASLP) provides a 3 week summer college-like residential experience that emphasizes leadership and development, and project oriented instruction in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) areas and the humanities for high achieving students from the Cape Cod Collaborative member districts.
Selection of Students
Students participate in the program on the basis of most recent MCAS scores. Student scores must fall within the top 15% of their grade level. In addition, the following criteria will also be considered: 1. Past academic achievement 2. Interest in subject area 3. Current teacher recommendations (2) 4. Guidance Counselor or Principal recommendation
Each student will enroll in a three module Science/Technology/Engineering/Math Course (STEM Course). Students participate in four day modules, three hours each day, of exciting hands-on study which will include demonstrations and interactive work with world class technology and state-of-the-art science labs. "Power Engineering and Renewable Energy," "Navigation and Shiphandling," "Use of Remotely Operated Vehicles in Oceanography," "Ecology of Running Waters," "Marine Environmental Problems on Cape Cod," "Marine Science of Cape Cod," and "Hydroponics," "Oceanography," and "Emergency Management" will be topical areas (tentative) explored within each module. Each student will elect one Humanities course (75 minutes per day) to be selected from this tentative list of courses: "Improve with Improv," "Painting and Drawing", "Yearbook Development - Writing and Publication", "Critics Corner," "Musical Activity," and "Maritime History."
Cost per Student
Tuition per student is $1300 for the three week residential experience. ($1240 tuition plus $60 non-refundable application fee = $1300.)
Dr. Joseph Gilbert at 508-420-6950 x 12; Esther Owen at 508-564-5099 x 15; or Sheila Murray at 508-420-6950 x 10; or email us at ASLP@capecodcollaborative.org.