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

MITAGS MARAD Centers of Excellence Designations for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education

MARAD Designates MITAGS 2024 Center of Excellence

The U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced today that MITAGS continues to meet the qualifying standards as a Center of Excellence (CoE) for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education. MITAGS was an inaugural CoE designee...
Catherine Gianelloni MITAGS

MITAGS’ Catherine Gianelloni Talks Training and Career Paths with Marine News

Featured in the February 2024 edition of Marine News, MITAGS East Coast Academic Director, Catherine Gianelloni discussed career pathways, transitions in the maritime industry, and pushing the boundaries of operational research and ship simulation. In January of this...
MITAGS Maersk Seminar

MITAGS Instructor, Captain Rich Madden Delivers Live Weather Seminar From the Maersk Columbus

Dr. Christopher Landsea, Chief of the Tropical Analysis & Forecast Branch of the National Hurricane Center, recently moderated a seminar delivered via live broadcast for U.S. National Weather Service forecasters. The presentation was delivered from the container...
MITAGS NIOSH grant No cost fire and first aid training.

MITAGS Awarded NIOSH Grant to Provide No Cost Training to U.S. Pacific Northwest Commercial Fishing Crews

MITAGS is very pleased to announce that through the hard work of our Seattle campus, we were recently awarded a grant from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). The grant proposal was designed to fortify the commercial fishing fleet in the...