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.
MMA Fire Academy Program
MMA Firefighter Program
Only Emergency Management Freshmen, (Sophomores during 2018-2019), May Apply
EM students who will be Sophomores in the 2018-2019 academic year have an opportunity to complete certification programs for Firefighter 1 and Firefighter 2 through a Fire Training Academy. Cadets will be assigned to either the Onset Fire Department in Wareham under Chief Ray Goodwin or the Bourne Fire/Rescue/Emergency Services Department under Chief Norman Sylvester. Cadets will remain assigned for several months and once the training is successfully completed, are then qualified, will expand their services with those agencies. They will then be approved to respond without restriction for (Emergency Medical Services) calls and support work for other emergencies, if seating is available with the apparatus, and attend department drills without restriction. If you are interested in applying for this program download application & signup APPLICATION DEADLINE IS SEPTEMBER 30TH 2018.
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