Due to concerns about COVID-19, Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy will be closed until April 27th.  The new date for the next Boot Camp will be posted soon.  Please click “Apply” for more information.

Mariner Certification

Due to all of the uncertainty surrounding the corona virus/ COVID-19, and what it means for us all, Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy and the Boot Camp staff are working hard to prepare for when things return to “normal”.  The current reopening date of the school is April 27, 2020.  Boot Camp will start within 2 weeks of our re-opening, with the actual date still to be determined.  If our re-opening and program start dates are further postponed, we will be sure to notify you.

Accepting Applications Now

Due to all of the uncertainty surrounding the corona virus/ COVID-19, and what it means for us all, Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy and the Boot Camp staff are working hard to prepare for when things return to “normal”.  The current reopening date of the school is April 27, 2020.  Boot Camp will start within 2 weeks of our re-opening, with the actual date still to be determined.  If our re-opening and program start dates are further postponed, we will be sure to notify you.

Due uncertainty surrounding the corona virus/ COVID-19, Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy and the Boot Camp staff are working hard to prepare for when things return to “normal”.  The current reopening date of the school is April 27, 2020.  Boot Camp  start is still to be determined.  If our re-opening and program start dates are further postponed, we will be sure to notify you.

Earn Your Maritime Credentials Now

The Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy’s (MAMA) Maritime Boot Camp program is designed to produce fully credentialed and professionally trained mariners that are qualified to join any US Merchant Vessel at the entry level. Students will obtain their Transportation Worker’s Identification Card (TWIC), their US Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC), and will be rated by Standards of Training and Certification for Watchkeepers (STCW-95). These credentials, basic skills training, career skills training specific to the industry, and an “on the job” training opportunity, produce a strongly competitive candidate for employment.

About The Program

The first month of training takes place in the classroom and at MAMA approved facilities. The second portion includes an on-the-job internship of up to 120 hours (average 40 hrs/ week over 3 weeks, but schedules depend on individual company operations). During classroom training, individuals are expected to successfully complete several courses. Classroom hours are typically 7:30am- 4pm, Monday- Friday.

Boot Camp Instructors. Engineering instructor Adrian Batchelor introduces Alexis Black and Avery Williams to hydraulic systems in the engineering lab.  Our instructors have decades of experience in the maritime field and training professional mariners at every level. (October 2017)
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