Maritime Studies (Maritime Management)

Maritime Studies (Maritime Management) - Bachelor Degree
Skills and Interests

You have a background in a maritime-related field and want an in-depth understanding of best practices in maritime industries.

Work Environment

On board ships and onshore in marine-related sectors.

Program Location:

Online (select courses on campus)

Program Length:

39 credit hours completed on a full-time and part-time basis


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Application Deadline:

Fall Admission:  June 30 (Official transcripts due July 15)
Winter Admission: October 15 (Official transcripts due Oct 30)
Spring Admission: March 15 (Official transcripts due March 30)

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Maritime Studies (Maritime Management) - Bachelor Degree brochure

Program Description

In the Bachelor of Maritime Studies (Maritime Management) program, you’ll study the impact of human resources, economics, marketing and quality management on today’s marine industry.

This is a unique, professional degree that provides you with an exposure to business, as well as the marine and technology management concepts necessary to ensure your success in it.

Program Structure

This program consists of 13 courses (39 credit hours), and is offered online with select courses available on campus.

It is comprised of seven required courses (21 credit hours), and six elective courses (18 credit hours).

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the general admission/readmission requirements of the University and be eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Maritime Studies, Major in Maritime Management program in one of the following categories:

Category A: applicants holding a diploma from the Marine Institute in nautical science, marine engineering technology, naval architecture technology or marine engineering systems design technology,

Category B: applicants holding a Canadian Technology Accreditation Board accredited, or Transport Canada approved, diploma in marine engineering technology or nautical science,

Category C: applicants holding a Canadian or non-Canadian diploma similar to an accredited or Transport Canada approved Marine Institute diploma in nautical science, marine engineering technology, naval architecture technology or marine engineering systems design technology,

Category D: applicants holding a Transport Canada Certificate of Competency at the Master Mariner, Fishing Master First Class or Engineering First Class level or equivalent,

Category E: applicants who have Canadian Forces (Naval Operations) training acceptable to the Admissions Committee.

What Alumni Say

"As a serving officer of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) the BMS program allowed me to take the practical experience from the RCN, and apply it in an academic context. The flexibility of completing courses online allowed me to advance my career while simultaneously pursuing my degree."

- Daniel Fletcher, MI Graduate

Note: Official Documents

Please note official documents (originals or copies certified by the issuing institution) must be provided and sent directly by the issuing institution for all post-secondary institutions attended. This includes Military Personal Record Résumés (MPRR) for applicants seeking admission based on their Canadian Forces training and experience.