As a 501(c)(3) non-profit, the Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS)
may accept charitable gifts and donations. We are excited to welcome the support of private and public partners
to ensure our ability to fulfill our mission for years to come.

It is of the utmost importance that maritime captains and deck officers are well-trained and prepared for any situation.
We dedicate ourselves to providing practical apprenticeships and continuing education to the next generation of mariners.

Learn more about opportunities to support the MITAGS mission by emailing [email protected].


Why Give to MITAGS?

Your gift to MITAGS supports an organization that delivers the finest, most progressive maritime educational programs in the country. We provide ongoing support to our students and clients in many ways:

  • Exemplary Service: We provide our students and stakeholders with outstanding service by combining the strengths of academic and conference operations.
  • Expert Instructors: Our courses are administered by our crew of passionate and experienced instructors with backgrounds in nearly every facet of the maritime industry.
  • Superior Expertise: We prepare our clients to meet the growing demands of the maritime business environment with our professional expertise.
  • Positive Culture: MITAGS maintains an enthusiastic, can-do culture based on merit, diversity and positive relationships.
  • High-quality Facilities: We keep abreast of the growing needs of our students by maintaining our 40-acre campus, complete with a 232-room residence hall, dining facilities and recreation centers. We give students access to high-tech simulators and other top-quality learning resources.

You can hear from some of our many students and clients to learn more about our contributions to the maritime industry.



Frequently Asked Questions

  • Where Does My Donation Go?
    Every MITAGS donation goes directly toward our mission — providing mariners with comprehensive maritime education and training to enhance their professional knowledge and skills. Your charitable contribution supports MITAGS’ cutting-edge education work and research, which we put toward our high-quality maritime apprenticeships and education programs.
  • Is the Donation Process Secure?
    Our donation process is 100% secure. When you donate to MITAGS, we protect your credit card information through Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption. This security protocol ensures that internet communications occur with optimal privacy, authentication and data integrity, preventing unauthorized sources from intercepting your information. We also keep your name and contact information completely confidential.
  • What Happens After My Donation is Submitted?
    After you submit a donation, you will receive an email from us confirming your contribution. Your payment will typically process in one to three business days.
  • Are Recurring Donations Automatically Deducted?