Licensure and Certification Outcomes

National Licensure Outcomes

United States Coast Guard License Examinations are administered by Coast Guard officials to Marine Transportation and Marine Engineering majors during their final semester of study. Students in these majors must pass their respective licensure exams in order to graduate. Recent licensure exam outcomes can be found below:

Marine Engineering 

Marine Transportation


State Licensure Outcomes

Students who take EN-3214 Municipal Wastewater Treatment have the opportunity to take Massachusetts Wastewater Operator Certification exams. Students who pass can then apply to obtain a certified Massachusetts wastewater treatment plant operator (WWTPO) license. Students primarily take the Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade 3 exam. MMA exam outcomes can be found below. Comparative statewide exam results are available through the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) website.

Wastewater Operators  


Certification Outcomes

MMA students may take the exam given for EPA certification under section 608 of the Clean Air Act, which seeks to minimize the emission of refrigerants through their recovery and recycling during the service, repair, or disposal of refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment. There are three types of certification: Type I, II, and III. Passing all three earns a Universal certification. All MMA students who take the exam attempt to earn a Universal certification. Recent exam outcomes can be found below:

CFC Universal 

As part of the MS-3242 Hazardous Material Management class, material requirements for the OSHA 40 Hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (Hazwoper) certification are covered. Recent exam outcomes can be found below:

OSHA 40 Hour Hazwoper 

Beginning in 2016, Firefighting I/II training will be offered to MMA students who complete the Barnstable County Fire and Rescue Training Academy. Participation in the Training Academy is based on acceptance standards established in partnership between MMA and Barnstable County. At the completion of training, students can apply to take exams to earn firefighter I and firefighter II certification. Recent exam outcomes can be found below. Massachusetts fire service certification is administered by the Massachusetts Fire Training Council (MFTC).


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