The Marine Engineering program prepares Midshipmen to serve as officers in the U.S. Merchant Marine and to provide them with an engineering education that prepares them for a wide variety of professional positions including the career fields of ship construction, operation, marketing, maintenance, repair and survey.
The program focuses on the operational and applied aspects of the marine engineering profession. It allows Midshipmen the opportunity to choose elective courses in order to tailor the program of study to meet their individual professional goals.
Graduates of the Marine Engineering program are exceptionally well suited for employment at sea as engineering officers, as well as ashore in the applied phases of the engineering spectrum such as power generation and technical marketing. The sample curriculum for both A and B splits follows.