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.
In addition to the individual engineering courses and Academy wide Learning Outcomes, MENG graduates should be able to meet the below STCW requirements as established by the STCW 2010 Manila Amendments.
Standards for Training and Certification of Watchstanders (STCW) Competence - At the end of the MENG Program, graduates should be able to:
- Use appropriate tools for fabrication and repair operations typically performed on ships.
- Use hand tools and measuring equipment for dismantling, maintenance, repair, and reassembly of shipboard plant and equipment.
- Use hand tools, electrical and electronic measuring and test equipment for fault finding, maintenance, and repair operations.
- Maintain and repair shipboard machinery and equipment.
- Operate main and auxiliary machinery and associated control systems.
- Operate pumping systems and associated control systems.
- Operate alternators, generators, and associated control systems.
- Maintain marine engineering systems, including control systems.
- Ensure compliance with pollution-prevention requirements.
- Maintain seaworthiness of the ship.
- Monitor compliance with legislative requirements.
In addition to satisfy STCW, each MENG graduate should be able to:
- Use English in written and oral form.
- Prevent, control, and fight fires on board ship.
- Operate lifesaving appliances.
- Apply medical first aid on board ship.