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The student desiring a career as a licensed deck officer (mate) or a shore side maritime manager majors in Marine Transportation. This major provides the broadest maritime industry training possible consistent with officer licensing requirements.

The mission of the Department of Marine Transportation is to develop in our graduates the practical skills, judgment, character, and leadership traits necessary to become leaders in the maritime industry, both at sea and ashore. This end in achieved by way of practical and theoretical training at sea, in simulators, and in the classroom.