Curriculum (MMAL)

The curriculum of the Master of Maritime Administration and Logistics (MMAL) degree has the flexibility to meet the needs and goals of the students. 

Students are assumed to be familiar with the basic accounting, finance, intermediate statistics, microeconomics and the essential elements of the management process. The concepts in these courses are central to the courses that compose this graduate program. If students enrolling in the graduate program are not familiar with the contents of these courses, they should prepare themselves with the following undergraduate courses (Texas A&M University designators given) or equivalent courses. These courses are common to many curricula and are found on most 4-year campuses.

There are two broadly defined modules: Shipping and Port Management and Maritime Policy and Law. A total of 5 module courses (15 credits) are required in addition to the 21 credits in the core requirements. With the advisor’s approval, a student may take courses outside of their designated module.

A thesis option is available to students who wish to pursue research in an area of particular interest.

Course

Course Title

Credits

Prerequisites Courses or their equivalents
(course details are in the TAMUG online catalog
http://www.tamug.edu/catalog/)

INFO 303

Statistical Methods

3

ECON 202

Principles of Microeconomics

3

MARA 363

The Management Process (Organizational Behavior)

3

ACCT 229

Financial and Managerial Accounting Principles

3

ACCT 230

Financial and Managerial Accounting Principles II

3

MARA 250

Management Information Systems

3

Core Courses 7 courses (21 credits) to establish a foundation in the management of maritime enterprise.

MARA 610

International Strategic Planning and Implementation

3

MARA 623

Economic Issues in Shipping

3

MARA 624

Intermodal Transportation Operations

3

MARA 627

Marketing of Transportation Services

3

MARA 636

Managerial Decision Making

3

MARA 641

Financial Management in Marine Transportation

3

MARA 664

Production, Operations and Logistics Management

3

Electives

Shipping and Port Management Module

MARA 616

Management of Port Facilities and Infrastructure

3

MARA 640

Global Logistics

3

MARA 650

Distribution Logistics

3

MARA 652

Marine Transportation System Design and Policy

3

MARA 658

Port Design, Planning and Security

3

MARA 660

Risk Assessment and Marine Insurance

3

Maritime Policy and Law

MARA 604

Marine Natural Resource Economics

3

MARS 620

International Environment Business Transactions

3

MARS 635

Environmental Impact Statements and NRDA

3

MARS 640

Environmental Administrative Law

3

MARS 660

Environmental Alternative Dispute Resolution

3

MARA 670

Coastal and Inland Waterways Transportation – Policy, Strategy and Management

3

MARA 672

The Maritime Global Trading System

3

MARS 676

Environmental Policy

3

Thesis Option Two 3 hour Research Courses

MARA 691

Research in Maritime Administration

3


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