Mass Maritime has a unique lifestyle different from other colleges, exposing students to things not many other colleges present.
It is a RIGOROUS life at MMA, one that can be hard to cope with for many people.
The opportunities that are offered through the Academy such as Fire fighting, Sea term ( traveling on a ship to different countries), and being part of a regiment of cadets.
The worst part of the Academy are standing watches in the dorms and the ship TS Kennedy. You are picked at random including holidays, not paid to do the watches, and not allowed to do anything, not...
I loved the leadership opportunities and the fact that I got to travel around the world.
The school is trying to push more women and ethnic minorities which prevents some well qualified applicants from getting into the school.
The interesting classes
nothing to do on weekends
96% job placement average starting salary of $60,000
It provides a thorough education of the Marine Transportation major. The faculty is helpful and able to provide extra help.
The regiment. It is really quite a corrupt 'leadership' program. Dont get me wrong, there are some very good leaders, however, abuse of authority is common
The school has a great reputation for job placement and has a lot connections through the alumnae. A lot of money is placed into the athletic programs. The Emergency Management program is among the...
The school is not very out-of-state friendly. There is little-to-no forms of public transportation and there is barely any parking near campus. Though they are strong in the athletic department,...
There are no redeeming qualities about this school.
They take your money and then make you walk on eggshells. They look for any opportunity to throw people out of this school. They pick the biggest losers from a class to be part of "the regiment"...
The education and life lessons learned.
The job and the life lessons.
The rules get to you but if you follow them its ok.
It has unutilized potential as an academic source
Shipping out after Graduation
Dealing with some of the regimental rules
You actually learn how to go to work when you are done.
You lose a portion of your soul while there. Not like you gave it freely, the place will take it.
Great education for the money spent.
Quality of Education
have nothing bad to say about this institute
The experience in a regimented life style and the strong bonds that are created between you and your shipmates. Also, the job placement is amazing after graduation. Employers not only love that you...
Excellent instructors and small class sizes.
Individuals running daily regimental routines.
One of the only science-based Emergency Management programs in the country.
Little to no public transportation to/from for out-of-state students