MITAGS: Experience. Expertise. Excellence.

The Leaders in Maritime Training and Simulation™

MITAGS is a non-profit vocational training center for individuals seeking to enter the maritime profession and for professional mariners seeking to advance their careers.

We focus on providing the highest quality training using effective technologies and teaching techniques so that our students have the knowledge and skills to succeed in today’s merchant marine.


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Latest News

USCG to Update Mariner Examination Process

In an effort to provide consistent, quality customer service to all mariners, the National Maritime Center (NMC) is implementing the following changes at all Regional Examination Centers (RECs). These changes take effect Monday, April 6, 2020…

Applications Now Open for 2019-2020 Merchant Exchange Scholarship Fund

The mission of the Merchant Exchange Scholarship Fund is to support the educational goals of students seeking or advancing careers in Maritime Affairs and/or International Trade, in order to ensure the future prosperity of the Maritime industry.  Apply today!

MITAGS Mentioned in Maritime Executive Article: “Artificial Experience”

“At MITAGS in the U.S., it’s common to have four or more simulators integrated into one exercise for port operation studies or advanced training…”

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Update to Qualified Assessor Requirements

The U.S. Coast Guard has extended the Qualified Assessor deadline another two years, allowing non-qualified assessors to sign off tasks until December 31, 2021.