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

Emily Hopkins promoted to the position of Assistant Director of MITAGS

After 12 years of service, Emily Hopkins has been promoted to the position of Assistant Director of MITAGS.

Coast Guard updates MSIB 08-20 regarding Extension of Merchant Mariner Credential Endorsements, Medical Certificates and Course Approvals

The Coast Guard has updated MSIB 08-20 in response to a number of questions and concerns raised by the maritime industry and mariners.

MITAGS now offers LIVE remote viewing of Operational Research simulation projects

MITAGS now offers Operational Research customers the ability to link in and view live stream feeds of their projects in action. Customers and principals who lack the time or ability to travel can now observe, comment and interact in real time with their colleagues and MITAGS staff on-site Baltimore or Seattle.

NMC: Regional Examination Center Closure Update

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Regional Examination Centers (RECs) and Monitoring Units (MUs) closed to the public on March 19, 2020. The National Maritime Center (NMC) plans to issue a re-opening schedule once ongoing work to ensure a safe testing environment is complete.