PMT - Licensing

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

  • Certificate which satisfies the USCG examination requirements for original issuance of a MMC as Master or Mate of 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;
  • Sea Time for all boat handling components of the program.  Sea Time will be credited as deck department sea service associated with bridge watchkeeping 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: http://www.uscg.mil/nmc/ .

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.