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Have a desire to travel and a passion for the outdoors? Do you possess a sense of adventure and an independent spirit? If you've answered "yes," you may want to consider a career in maritime. Through NMC's Great Lakes Maritime Academy, you hve the following options:

In addition, if you have interest in being in the U.S. Naval Reserve, you may apply after admission. The Midshipmen program supplements your cadet coursework and you will have the opportunity to qualify for funding ($32,000) provided by the U.S. Maritime Administration towards your education. To find out more, visit the Naval Reserve program page.

The Great Lakes Maritime Academy also offers professional development and industry training. Learn more »

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“I found a career that has taken me to cities throughout the Great Lakes and to places like Spain, Crete and Sicily. Not many recent college graduates can say that.”

2005 Great Lakes Maritime
Academy graduate
Third Mate & First Class Great Lakes Pilot