Marine Engineering Technology - B.S./MMAL 3+2 Program

This unique degree program allows students to get their bachelor’s in Marine Engineering Technology and Master of Maritime Administration & Logistics in five short years. The interdisciplinary nature of the program produces graduates well-prepared for a number of successful careers.

Marine Engineering Technology - B.S./MMAL 3+2 Program    

This accelerated and challenging program is well-suited for driven students who are ready to launch an exciting career.  Our interdisciplinary courses are taught by experts with years of both industry and classroom experience, and there are highly active links with current industry leaders, providing a truly unique educational experience. Having access to such a diverse education gives students the insight, knowledge, and skills they’ll need to be successful leaders in an exponentially growing industry.

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Marine Engineering Technology - B.S./MMAL 3+2 Program Classes    

Program Core Classes
Program Core Classes

MARE 100 Marine Engineering Fundamentals
MATH 151 Engineering Mathematics I
MARE 485 Directed Studies
or MARA 485 Directed Studies
ENGR 111 Foundations of Engineering I
MATH 152 Engineering Mathematics II
PHYS 218 Mechanics
ENGR 112 Foundations of Engineering II
MARE 202 Marine Thermodynamics
MARE 205 Engineering Mechanics I
MARE 242 Manufacturing Methods I
MARE 243 Manufacturing Methods II
PHYS 208 Electricity and Optics
ACCT 229 Introductory Accounting
MARE 206 Engineering Mechanics II
MARE 207 Electrical Power I
MARE 211 Steam Propulsion Plants
MARE 261 Engineering Analysis
MARE 209 Mechanics of Materials
MARE 305 Fluid Mechanics Theory
MARE 306 Electrical Power II
MARE 313 Heat Transfer
ACCT 230 Introductory Accounting
MARE 309 Marine Construction Materials
MARE 312 Diesel Propulsion Plants
MARE 307 Marine Electronics
MARE 405 Fundamentals of Naval Architecture
MARE 451 Senior Design Project I
ECON 202 Principles of Economics
SCMT 303 Statistical Methods
MARA 363 The Management Process
MARA 623 Economic Issues in Shipping
MARE 452 Senior Design Project II
MARA 624 Intermodal Transportation Operations
MARA 627 Marketing of Transportation Services
MARA 636 Managerial Decision Making
MARA 641 Financial Management in Marine Transportation
MARA 610 International Strategic Planning and Implementation
MARA 664 Production, Operations and Logistics Management
MARA elective*

*Five MARA elective courses required.


Love What You Do

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

Career Paths

Marine Engineering Design
Merchant Shipping
Offshore Oil & Gas
Equipment Manufacturing
Ship’s Agent
Shipping Management
Port & Waterways Management
Operations Manager
Logistics Management
Brokerage and Chartering
Safety and Security Expert

Hiring Agencies

Engineering Firms
Oil & Gas Companies
US Military
Shipping Companies
Insurance Companies
Accounting Firms
Security Companies
Logistics Company

Salary Ranges

Marine Engineer: $64,000 - $96,000
Port Manager: $75,000 on average
Shipping Manager: $74,000
Operations Logistics: $52,000 – $98,000
Shipping Agent: $40,000 on average

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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 administration led by enterprising professors at the top of their fields, we’re full of the opportunities you’re seeking.

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