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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MITAGS-MCC admits students of any race, color, national origin and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color national origin and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs and athletic and other school-administered programs. In addition, it does not discriminate against students on the basis of religion (creed), sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, veteran/military status, genetic information, political ideology, citizenship or immigration status, disability (sensory, mental, physical or pregnancy-related) or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. MITAGS-MCC extends these principles of non-discrimination to all of its activities and operations and to all staff, interns, volunteers, contractors, vendors and clients.



Latest News

Grand River Navigation Apprenticeship

MITAGS partners with Grand River Navigation to Train Next Generation of Ships’ Officers on the Great Lakes

MITAGS partners with Grand River Navigation to Train Next Generation of Ships' Officers on the Great Lakes 2-Year Apprenticeship Provides Fast Track to Certification Linthicum Heights, MD – August 9, 2023 – The Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies...
Washington State Ferries

Washington State Ferries MITAGS Partnership in Full-Scholarship Training

MITAGS Partners with Washington State Ferries to Train Future Ships’ Officers No Cost to Accepted Applicants for the 2-year Program Seattle, WA – July 31, 2023 – The Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS) is pleased to announce a new offering...

MITAGS Maritime News– MITAGS Celebrates 50 Years of Training

The Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS) recently celebrated 50 years of training in the Maritime Industry, under the auspices of the International Organization of Masters, Mates and Pilots MATES Program.    An evening Open House Reception...

Coast Guard Issues Marine Safety Alert Regarding Fires on Small Passenger Vessels

The United States Coast Guard has issued a Marine Safety Alert in response to a number of recent fires aboard Small Passenger Vessels operating in U.S. waters. The bulletin’s insights are intended to provide industry personnel and safety managers with reminders of...