Power Engineering Technology
College or University: Maine Maritime Academy
Type of degree: B.S.
Brief overview of program: Based on the body of knowledge inherent in Marine Engineering Operations, but is oriented toward the shore-side power industry rather than marine power plants.
Includes additional studies in writing and communications, mathematics, and technical sciences.
Students are required to participate in approved industrial co-op programs in shore-side power plants.
Students may elect to join the First Year Cruise following successful completion of their first year, provided they meet academic and practical rerequisites.
Successful completion of this major leads to the Bachelor of Science degree.
Graduates are eligible to sit for the state of Maine Third Class Engineer (stationary plant engineer) license.
Graduates gain employment in power generation and related industries throughout the eastern United States.
Accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ("TAC of ABET").
Our Loeb-Sullivan School of International Business & Logistics offers a special 4 + 1 option for obtaining a Master of Science degree for MMA graduates. Regardless of major, MMA B.Sc. degree recipients may apply to the Loeb-Sullivan graduate school for a one-year fast track to an advanced degree.
Participation in the Regiment of Midshipmen is optional.
Website: Click here for program website
Tuition (2007):In State: 7,000, Out of State: 13,600