Earning your sea legs requires hands-on experience on ships ranging from inland towboats to the world’s largest ships. Our programs offer more than 50 coursed approved by the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), each following internationally recognized Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping. Are you ready to learn what it takes to be a mariner?
Sailors and Marine Oilers: $53,099
Captains, Mates, and Pilots: $106,186
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With a degree or certificate in maritime transportation, you can find a career as a:
Join us for a free one-hour session to learn what it takes to become a mariner. You'll get insight into the maritime transportation industry, learn about our two-year maritime transportation program, tour our beautiful facility and state-of-the-art simulators, and hear sea stories from our U.S. Coast Guard-approved instructors.
Information sessions are held on designated pre-scheduled days. There are in person, virtual and late evening sessions available.
The Maritime program at San Jac taught me real-life application in the field I was getting my degree in. When I graduated, I was ready for the workforce immediately with the knowledge that allowed me to apply for numerous opportunities.