Welcome to our virtual open house experience! As you can see below, we have a great line up of live zoom sessions and pre-recorded sessions across our stages below ranging from the academic to the student perspective. Don’t worry, all the sessions will be recorded and available on this webpage after the event. Have fun, and enjoy the day!
Join us as Dr. William J. Brennan, President of Maine Maritime Academy, welcomes students to this Virtual Open House! Following his remarks, Dr. Keith Williamson, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, will briefly discuss academic opportunites and what makes Maine Maritime Academy truly unique.
Presenters: Captain Kate Kana, Assistant Director of Admissions; William J. Brennan, Ph.D., President; Keith Williamson, Ph.D., Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
This session will leave you with a thorough understanding of MMA’s Marine Engineering Technology and Marine Engineering Operations programs. The presentors will dive into your coursework, your sailing requirements for the U.S. Coast Guard 3rd Assistant Engineering License, and discuss your job options after graduation.
Presenter: Professor Hank Stewart
Taking a close look at MMA’s three transportation (deck) majors, this session will highlight how each program differs in terms of which U.S. Coast Guard licenses you will earn and the amount of sea time required to do so! Our professors also cover how each license translates into different job options for you after graduation.
Our engineering faculty will go into detail about the Marine Systems Engineering major, its focus on Naval Architecture, and the optional 5-year program that enables you to earn the U.S. Coast Guard 3rd Engineering License.
Presenter: Professor Doug Read
Join Ocean Studies faculty for a discussion about the Marine Biology, Oceanography, and Coastal and Marine Environmental Science majors offered at MMA. You will come away knowing the differences in the programs, opportunities for field and laboratory experiences, and career pathways. The session also covers the benefit of earning a dual-degree with the Small Vessel Operations (SVO) major.
Presenter: Professors Jessie Muhlin, Sarah O’Malley, Justin Pratt
Our Power Engineering professors will tell you all about MMA’s Power Engineering programs and the differences between Operations and Technology. They will dive into details about your courses, your summer field experiences, and discuss your job options after graduation.
Presenters: Professors Sadie Alley-Ferreira & Laurel Christian
The International Business and Logistics (IBL) faculty will discuss why our IBL program is considered one of the best logistics programs in the country, as well as the diverse fields our alumni are employed in after graduation. They will answer the question – why should you study logistics?
Do you want to know how to afford college? Tune into this session with our Director of Financial Aid to learn the next steps you need to take to be successful!
Presenter: Sigrun Olafsdottir & Courtney Peed
Get a chance to meet our Residental Services staff and students. They will explain the vibe on campus including campus life, dining options, and student clubs and organizations. Get your questions answered on this open forum.
Steve Peed, MMA’s Athletic Director, will provide an overview of athletics and the many athletic conferences in which our teams compete. He will be joined by other coaches, giving you the chance to ask questions and meet the students and staff that make up the athletics department.
Do you want to know what to do with a degree from MMA? Meet the director of Career Services and some recent alumni! Capt. Bryce Potter will explain the job prospects for our graduates.
Join Capt. John Cashman as he discusses the Regiment of Midshipmen. You can ask our Regimental staff and students directly about this unique leadership program.
Lt. Dymit and Lt. Armstrong will tell you about the Navy ROTC and the Strategic Sealift Midshipmen Program. They will discuss how you can apply, enroll in the student incentive programs, and commission as an officer!
Still have questions for current students? Now’s your chance, ask them anything during this session!