The lecture portion of the course will be completed online, with an approved instructor. Upon completion of the course you will have 6 months, from the completion of the knowledge-based portion of the training, to complete the assessments, simulations, lab exercises and final exam(s) at Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy. This portion must be done in person.

To enroll in a distance learning course, you must have the following 5 items:

1. PC, Laptop or suitable tablet
2. Reliable High-Speed Internet connection
3. Webcam
4. Microphone
5. Speakers

If you have the required items, please contact the Admin office at 757-464-6008 or at info@mamatrains.com and identify the course(s) that you require and they will provide you with schedule, cost and process your enrollment.

Over 90+ courses

MAMA offers over 90+ USCG approved deck courses and engine room courses.


MAP Program

MAP assists Mariners obtain their Merchant Marine Credentials. Learn more.

Military Benefits

MAMA accepts any GI Bill! To apply for benefits, please visit this page for more info.

Affordable Courses

The courses we offer are inexpensive and affordable. See pricing on course pages.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, call us at (757) 464-6008 from Mon-Fri 7AM-4PM Eastern.