Academic Requirements

Minimum college-preparatory academic requirements for undergraduate admissions consideration depend on the major you will choose. Requirements are listed below by major, in years of high school study or equivalent. Please contact us with any questions you may have about requirements.

 MMA Major English
&
Composition
Algebra
I & II
Geometry Advanced
Math 
Lab Biology,
Chemistry,
Physics
Foreign
Language
International
Business & Logistics
4
(years)
2 1 1* 2 of 3 2 desired
Interdisciplinary
Studies
4 2 1 1* 2 of 3 2 desired
Marine Biology 4 2 1 1* 2 of 3 2 desired
Marine Engineering
Operations
4 2 1 1* 2 of 3
Marine Engineering
Technology
4 2 1 1* 2 of 3
(Physics preferred)
2 desired
Marine Science 4 2 1 1* 2 of 3 2 desired
Marine Systems
Engineering
4 2 1 1** 2 of 3
(Physics preferred)
2 desired
Marine Transportation
Operations
4 2 1 1* 2 of 3 2 desired
Power Engineering
Operations
4 2 1 1* 2 of 3
Power Engineering
Technology
4 2 1 1* 2 of 3
(Physics preferred)
2 desired
Small Craft Design 4 2 1 1* 2 of 3
Small Craft Systems 4 2 1 1* 2 of 3
Small Vessel Operations 4 2 1 1* 2 of 3
Vessel Operations & Technology 4 2 1 1* 2 of 3

* Advanced Math – Trigonometry, Functions/Trigonometry (FST), Precalculus, or Calculus. Statistics is not considered.

** Marine Systems Engineering requires Calculus.

1.  Students must have earned the IB Diploma to qualify for consideration of transfer credit,

2.  Only higher level examinations will be considered for transfer credit,

3.  The official IB transcript must be sent directly from the IB Office to Undergraduate Admissions office,

4.  Credit for subjects, completed at the higher level as part of the earned diploma with scores of 5, 6 or 7 will be considered on a case by case basis, with credit awarded at the discretion of the individual department.

Maine Maritime reserves the right to solicit confidential opinions from secondary school officials concerning a student’s potential for success at MMA, both in the classroom and in our unique social environment.

MMA Prep

Are you missing some prerequisite courses? Need an academic boost prior to applying to MMA? Consider MMA Prep, an academic preparatory program offered by the Maine Community College System.