PMT - Licensing

Successfully passing the exam in compliance with United States Coast Guard standards will qualify the graduate to choose one of the following:

  • Certificate which satisfies the USCG examination requirements for original issuance of a MMC as Master or Mate of as Steam and Motor vessels  of Less than 100 GRT, (Inland or Near Coastal) and Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel, Auxiliary Sail, Commercial Assistance Towing and Able Seaman except the practical lifeboat demonstration;


  • Receive 110 days of sea service credit toward any deck department endorsement up to Master of Steam or Motor Vessels of less than 100GRT, Inland or Near Coastal.

For those students desiring Licensing options, it is the responsibility of the applicant to determine his or her eligibility for United States Coast Guard Licensing. For complete information on rules and forms, see the United States Coast Guard National Maritime Center website at:

All licenses are issued by the United States Coast Guard to persons 18 years of age and older.


Foreign students may apply for USCG Licenses but will be limited to undocumented vessels.