ic S/general/checkmark circled Thanks for subscribing! Be on the lookout for our next newsletter.
ic S/general/checkmark circled
Saved to My Favorites. View My Favorites
Colleges / Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Buzzards Bay, MA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate89%

Massachusetts Maritime Academy Academics

There is no accelarated degree program at Massachusetts Maritime Academy, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Massachusetts Maritime Academy accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Massachusetts Maritime Academy has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 79% of students who start college at Massachusetts Maritime Academy finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy true.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Massachusetts Maritime Academy may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Are Required At Massachusetts Maritime Academy?

Massachusetts Maritime Academy has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Massachusetts Maritime Academy directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Massachusetts Maritime Academy

When choosing a major, Massachusetts Maritime Academy students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Massachusetts Maritime Academy. Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. Massachusetts Maritime Academy false.Massachusetts Maritime Academy offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Does Massachusetts Maritime Academy Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ Massachusetts Maritime Academy offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Massachusetts Maritime Academy Offer Online Classes?

✅ Massachusetts Maritime Academy true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Massachusetts Maritime Academy Give Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Massachusetts Maritime Academy true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Massachusetts Maritime Academy Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at Massachusetts Maritime Academy, check with the school directly.

Does Massachusetts Maritime Academy Require Internships?

🟨 Massachusetts Maritime Academy does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Massachusetts Maritime Academy Library

The main library on campus is the American Bureau of Shipping Information Commons.

Dual Degree Programs at Massachusetts Maritime Academy

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Massachusetts Maritime Academy have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Massachusetts Maritime Academy include:

•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

Keep Reading About Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


Student Life


Tuition & Aid

See what others are saying about Massachusetts Maritime Academy in the College Confidential forums.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy Majors & Subject Areas

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment


Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate


Tuition and Fees

In State




Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Apr 15
Find Your Scholarship

Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!

Search for Scholarship
Do You Work at a University?

Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!

Claim Free Account
Need Advice or Have a Question About Massachusetts Maritime Academy?

Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.

Join the Conversation