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 Institutional Student Learning Outcomes (ISLOs) for Undergraduate Education
- Basic knowledge and understanding of the history, theories, scholarship, tools, technologies, methods, and/or specialized terms of a field of study.
Broad and Integrative Learning
- Basic knowledge and understanding of humanities, social sciences, sciences, and mathematics.
- Ability to explore concepts and questions that bridge different areas of learning.
- Ability to write, read, speak, and listen effectively.
- Ability to critically and creatively comprehend and evaluate new information and ideas.
- Ability to use quantitative reasoning skills, applying basic concepts of mathematics and science.
- Capacity for lifelong learning, including ability to utilize technology and information literacy skills.
Applied and Collaborative Learning
- Ability to work and achieve goals as a member of a team.
- Capacity for leadership, including the ability to make rational decisions while complying with a set of standards.
- Ability to perform and behave in a professional manner acceptable for career goals.
- Ability to make appropriate future decisions based on past and present conditions and circumstances.
Civic and Global Learning
- Basic knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of diverse social and political values.
- Capacity for ethical reasoning, including the ability to make decisions and act in a socially responsible manner.
- Ability to integrate knowledge and skills in civic and global contexts.
- Capacity for empathy, including an appreciation for diversity and inclusion.
- Capacity for civic action, including the ability to engage in service that benefits the public good.