The Deck and Engine courses listed below are available for
distance learning starting immediately

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 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 first have the following 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 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.