About MITAGS

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

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.

How to Become a Chief Mate

Have you ever considered a life at sea on a merchant ship? Maybe you are familiar with the merchant marines and are interested in the different career paths. Or perhaps you are attending a maritime academy and are interested in learning more about the officer roles...

NMC: Extension of Merchant Mariner Credential Endorsements, Medical Certificates and Course Approvals

MSIB-08-20-CH2 updates guidance concerning mariner credentials, medical certificates and course approvals, and the action being taken by the Coast Guard due to the novel coronavirus and the disease it causes (COVID-19). Read more.

Notice About Quarantine Requirements for Out of State Students – Washington State

As of June 1, per new Washington State regulations, by Governor Inslee’s orders: Any employee/student coming to work/class on a location in Washington from any state that is not contiguous to Washington must self-quarantine for 14 days to become eligible to work or...