PMT - Licensing

Successfully passing the exams in compliance with U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), Federal Communications Commission (FCC) & National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) standards will qualify the graduate for the following:

1- Certificate(s) which satisfy the USCG examination requirements for original issuance of a MMC as Master or Mate of Steam and Motor Vessels of Not More Than 100 GRT, (Inland or Near Coastal), Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel, Auxiliary Sail Endorsement, Commercial Assistance Towing Endorsement, STCW VI/1 Basic Training & STCW VI/6 Maritime Security Awareness.

2- FCC Marine Radio Operators Permit & NASBLA Safe Boating Certifications.

3- Sea Time for all boat handling components of the program.  Sea Time will be credited as deck department sea service associated with bridge watch keeping duties under the supervision of the Master or qualified officer.

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.