Accreditation

Maine Maritime Academy is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC), 3 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100, Burlington, MA 01803-4514; telephone 781- 425-7700.

The Marine Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

The Power Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

The Marine Systems Engineering program (Non-License and License Track) is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Qualified by the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping.

The following programs are approved by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) and meet international Standards for Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping (STCW): Marine Transportation Operations, Vessel Operations and Technology, Small Vessel Operations, Marine Engineering Operations, Marine Engineering Technology, Marine Systems Engineering – License Track. The United States Coast Guard National Maritime Center can be reached at 100 Forbes Drive, Martinsburg, WV 25404.

The following programs are approved by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) as meeting the requirements for eligibility to take the following USCG license examinations: Marine Engineering Operations, USCG 3rd Assistant Engineer License, Unlimited Horsepower, Steam or Motor, Any Ocean; Marine Engineering Technology, USCG 3rd Assistant Engineer License, Unlimited Horsepower, Steam or Motor, Any Ocean; Marine Systems Engineering – License Track, USCG 3rd Assistant Engineer License, Unlimited Horsepower, Steam or Motor, Any Ocean; Marine Transportation Operations, USCG 3rd Mate License, Unlimited Tonnage, Any Ocean; Vessel Operations and Technology, USCG 500-ton or 1,600-ton Mate, Near Coastal or Ocean, depending upon sea time; Small Vessel Operations, USCG 200-ton Mate, Near Coastal (up to 200 miles).

Maine Maritime Academy also holds membership in the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, the Downeast College Consortium, the International Association of Maritime Universities, and the Maine Higher Education Council. The Academy is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students.

It is the policy of Maine Maritime Academy to provide equal opportunity and treatment to all students, employees, and applicants in all areas of the Academy. No person shall be discriminated against because of race, religion, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran’s status.

Maine Maritime Academy subscribes to the principles and policies encompassed by the Uniform Campus Crime Reporting Act. A general overview of campus safety and security issues is made available to all students and employees. (http://mainemaritime.edu/campus-safety)

An audited Financial Statement is produced following the end of each fiscal year. For a copy, please request one by writing to the Maine Maritime Academy, Vice President for Financial & Institutional Services.

The Academy reserves the right to make changes in its rules, regulations, procedures, degree requirements, and fees. Current Maine Maritime Academy policies are maintained at https://mymma.mma.edu/Pages/MMA-Policies.