Mariner Certification

October 2019 Class arriving FAST!  Applicants must complete all pre-requisites and schedule an interview to be considered.  

Mariner Certification

Currently reviewing applicants for October 2019, and accepting applications for 2020 classes!


Apply Now for Class Beginning January 2020!

Mariner Certification

Apply Now For The Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy Boot Camp.
Accepting Applications for January 2020

Accepting Applications Now

Apply today for the  January 2020 Boot Camp

Earn Your Maritime Credentials Now

The Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy’s (MAMA) Maritime Boot Camp program is designed to produce fully credentialled 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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