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

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...

Seattle Fire Department Recruits Learn Marine Firefighting at MITAGS West

Yesterday MITAGS was honored to host a day of marine firefighting training for the Seattle Fire Department’s Recruit Academy.  Organized by Marine Safety Department Chair Ben Sleister, 60 soon-to-graduate trainees spent the day learning how to combat fires aboard...

MITAGS Helps Veterans Transition from Military to Mariner

For many military service members transitioning from active duty, a career at sea can be a satisfying continuation of their service. The course from military ships to civilian craft, however, is not always an easy one to understand or follow.  MITAGS offers a...

Registration is Open for MITAGS 50th Anniversary Celebration Events

It is our great pleasure to invite you to a pair of special events honoring our 50th anniversary year. On the evening of June 6, 2023, MITAGS is hosting a reception and open house where friends and supporters will gather for refreshments, simulator and campus tours,...