3+2 Maritime Business Administration, B.S. & MMAL

Driven students have the opportunity to receive a B.S. and MMAL in an accelerated program of just five years. The first three years are focused on the B.S. in Maritime Administration, while the following two years go towards the Master of Maritime Administration and Logistics, MMAL

3+2 Master of Maritime Business Administration Degree    

The B.S. gives students a solid foundation in accounting, finance, marketing, law, and economics before branching out into topics of international trade and operations management. This provides the natural stepping stone into the MMAL degree, which elevates and accelerates student learning to prepare graduates as future leaders of maritime industry.

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3+2 Master of Maritime Business Administration Classes

B.S. Maritime Business Administration Required Classes (The 3)

ACCT 229 Introductory Accounting
ACCT 230 Introductory Accounting
ECON 203 Principles of Economics
FINC 341 Business Finance
MARA 205 Introduction to Ships and Shipping
MARA 212 Business Law
MARA 250 Management Information Systems
MARA 281 Seminar in Undergraduate Research Methods
MARA 301 Ocean Transportation I
MARA 304 Ocean Transportation II
MARA 363 The Management Process
MARA 373 Personnel Management
MARA 421 Admiralty Law
MARA 440 Global Economy and Enterprise Management
MARA 466 Strategic Management
MGMT 211 Legal and Social Environment of Business
MGMT 481 Seminar in Management
MKTG 321 Marketing
SCMT 303 Statistical Methods
SCMT 364 Operations Management

MMAL, Master of Maritime Business Administration & Logistics Required Classes (The 2)

MARA 610 Maritime Strategic Management
MARA 612 Strategic Human Resource Management
MARA 623 Maritime Economics Theory and Applications
MARA 625 Maritime Law & Policy
MARA 627 Marketing of Maritime Services
MARA 641 Maritime Financial Management
MARA 664 Maritime Production, Operations & Logistics Management

Major Electives

MARA 604 Marine Natural Resources Economics
MARA 616 Port, Terminal and Harbor Management
MARA 624 Port Development and Intermodal Freight
MARA 636 Maritime Managerial Decision Making
MARA 640 Global Supply Chain and Logistics Management
MARA 645 Maritime Cyber Security
MARA 660 Risk Assessment and Marine Insurance
MARA 665 Maritime Business Analytics
MARA 670 Coastal and Inland Waterways Transportation
MARA 672 Global Maritime Trading System
MARA 673 Study Abroad
MARA 675 Leadership in Maritime Industry
MARA 678 Service Operations Management
MARA 684 Internship Maritime Industry
MARA 685 Directed Studies
MARA 689 Current Topics: Business Leadership
MARA 691 Research in Maritime Business Administration

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Career Opportunities    

Love What You Do

The unique flexibility of courses and the unparalleled access to top quality professors, industry experts, and the sea puts our students in a great position to succeed in any number of paths.

Career Paths

Brokerage and Chartering
International Trade and Economics
Maritime Strategy and Policy
Port and Waterway Management
Port Operations
Supply Chain and Logistics
Vessel Management

Hiring Agencies

Shipping Companies
Insurance Companies
Accounting Firms
Security Companies
Logistics Company

Salary Ranges

$80,000 - $140,000

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At Texas A&M University at Galveston we offer a comprehensive array of degrees which are geared to make the most of our ideal location on the edge of the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. With programs ranging from marine biology to maritime business administration led by enterprising professors at the top of their fields, we’re full of the opportunities you’re seeking.

Only current students attending Texas A&M University in Galveston that are majoring in Maritime Business Administration can apply to the 3+2 Master of Maritime Business Administration Degree using the application below. Submission deadlines for these applications are as follows: Spring applications are due on October 15th. Fall applications are due May 1st.

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