Maine Maritime Academy is a public, co-educational college located in the coastal town of Castine, Maine. Our student population numbers approximately 950 undergraduate students in courses of study in engineering, management, science, and transportation. Our rigorous courses and experiential programs equip students with the practical skills, knowledge, and training to launch successful careers upon completing an associate, bachelor, or master’s degree.
Loeb-Sullivan School at Maine Maritime Academy
Maine Maritime Academy provides a quality education primarily focused on marine related programs. Maine Maritime Academy was ranked the #1 Best Public College on Money magazine’s Best Colleges list in 2014 and again in 2015. The Loeb-Sullivan School at Maine Maritime Academy will chart a course in global logistics education to create leaders in international business and logistics. The Loeb-Sullivan School of International Business & Logistics offers two Master of Science degrees; the On Campus MS in Global Logistics & Maritime Management; and the Online MS in International Logistics Management. Both graduate programs prepare students for the challenges of managing the logistics of global supply chains from both a strategic and operational perspective. Our graduate programs encompass the ability to analyze and evaluate the flow of goods, customer service, finances, and information from the supplier’s suppliers to the ultimate consumer. The LSS curriculum will empower students to take on leadership roles, encourage rigorous self-discipline, promote curiosity, and provide graduates with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the global economy. The curriculum emphasizes concepts and theories in the fields of global marketing and sourcing, inventory, distribution, and transportation management as well as the supporting economics and accounting. Students study logistics in the context of a supply chain management philosophy in addition to the set of operational processes that can optimize the international supply chain. Using a variety of pedagogy from case studies, course projects, experiential learning, and traditional seminars, graduates are grounded in general management capability preparing them to contribute strategic and organizational efforts toward effective supply chain management. This enables our graduates to effectively lead logistics and supply chain organizations on a course in global economies.
The Loeb-Sullivan School is committed to specialized programs in global logistics and related fields. The school strives to develop leadership in our graduates by developing competence, instilling confidence and creating professionalism in core business areas, as well as promoting innovative thinking, social responsibility and hands-on experience. The college’s persistence, retention, and graduation rates are well above national averages. The job-placement rate for MMA and LSS graduates is in excess of 90 percent within 90 days of graduation. Alumni of Maine Maritime Academy work all over the world. The success of our alumni has resulted in a worldwide reputation for excellence and reliability in maritime, business, and scientific fields. The alumni network connects MMA graduates together with LSS students and graduates to create a feedback loop of career opportunities in all of the industries and organizations we serve. The college’s history dates back to 1941 when the Academy was founded by an act of the 90th Maine Legislature on March 21 of that year.
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