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.
Links on this page are accessible by students and staff logged in to the maritime.edu domain.
Members of the public can access information on the MMC process from the U.S. Coast Guard National Maritime Center at www.uscg.mil/nmc/.
Students, start here with these Instructions: Instructions for Applying: License
License Application Forms:
Previous License Holders Enrolled at MMA: Students with current licenses can use this document (linked below) to guide you in filling out your application for your Third Engineer or Third Mate license. This applies to you if you hold a lower-level license such as a launchtender license or a master or mate license at the 25-, 50-, or 100-ton level.