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USCG Captain's License Online

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CAPTAINS LICENSE ONLINE- USCG Approved Online Captain and Master upto 100 Ton License Programs & Study Guides - Founded in 2002 and located in Pennington, NJ, Mariners Learning System (MLS) provides U.S. Coast Guard Certified Licensing Courses with flexible online training.
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Merchant Marine, Maritime & Engineering (College Level)


CHAPMAN SCHOOL OF SEAMANSHIP AT STUART - Professional Marine Training, US Coast Guard License, Yacht & Powerboat Certification Education at the Maritime School of Florida - Located in Stuart, Florida, Chapman School of Seamanship has more than three decades of experience in training students from around the world in areas of mariner training such as navigation, seamanship, boat handling in power and sail and the nautical information needed for licensing in pursuit of a career as captain or crew.


FLORIDA KEYS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (FKCC) AT KEY WEST - Marine Engineering, Management & Seamanship Education, Training and Licensing Programs. FKCC offers a variety of academic, training, and enrichment opportunities. Assortments of associate in science and certificate programs are available to prepare students for careers in a range of technical fields and professions.

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BROWARD COLLEGE AT FORT LAUDERDALE - Logistics and Supply Chain Management & Marine Engineering Management Degrees & Technical Certificates in Florida - Established in 1959, Broward College is a state college in Fort Lauderdale Florida and part of the Florida College System. The college offers Certificates, associate degree and four year bachelor’s degree programs and has 3 main campuses in Florida - Hugh Adams Central Campus in Davie, Judson Samuels South Campus in Pembroke Pines, and the North Campus in Coconut Creek.

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UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI AT CORAL GABLES AND VIRGINIA KEY - Marine Affairs, Coastal Engineering, Marine Archaeology and Maritime Law Education at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science & School of Law (Miami Law) - A private research university with more than 15,000 students from around the world, the University of Miami is a vibrant and diverse academic community focused on teaching and learning, the discovery of new knowledge, and service to the South Florida region and beyond.

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FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY (FAU) AT FORT PIERCE - Undergraduate, Graduate & PhD Programs in Ocean Engineering, Marine Engineering Management and, Executive Education in Supply Chain Management Including CPSM - Established in 1961 and opened to public in 1964 - Florida Atlantic University (FAU) also referred to as Florida Atlantic - is a public university located in Boca Raton, Florida, with five satellite campuses located in the Florida cities of Dania Beach, Davie, Fort Lauderdale, Jupiter, and Fort Pierce.

Marine Certifications (Professional Level)

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SOCIETY OF ACCREDITED MARINE SURVEYORS (SAMS) AT JACKSONVILLE - Accredited Marine Surveyor, Surveyor Associate Programs and Specialized Designations in Yachts & Small Craft, Hull & Machinery, Cargo, Engines, and Commercial Workboat - Established in 1980s and based in Jacksonville, FL, the Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors® (SAMS®) is an organization of professional marine surveyors.

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NAVTECH US SURVEYORS ASSOCIATION AT FORT MYERS - Master Marine Surveyor (MMS) Certification and Courses for Recreational and Commercial Boating Industry - Founded in 1987 and located at Fort Myers Florida, Navtech US Surveyors Association (Navtech USSA) is one of oldest marine surveyor training organization in the United States and all training is based on US Coast Guard inspection standards.

Logistics & Supply Chain (College Level)


EMBRY-RIDDLE AERONAUTICAL UNIVERSITY WORLDWIDE AT DAYTONA BEACH - Logistics & Supply Chain Management and Transportation Education Online - Embry-Riddle offers its students a wide array of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in aviation, aerospace, transportation, business, engineering, and related high-tech fields.


FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AT MELBOURNE - Logistics, Supply Chain, Transportation and Acquisition Management Degrees and Ocean Engineering Degree & Research Programs at Florida Tech, Offsite Locations & Online - Florida Institute of Technology is an accredited, coeducational, independently controlled and supported university. It is committed to the pursuit of excellence in teaching and research in the sciences, engineering, high-tech fields, business, psychology, liberal arts, aviation and related disciplines.


FLORIDA STATE COLLEGE AT JACKSONVILLE - Logistics & Supply Chain Management Education & Training, Fire Academy of the South (FAS) Programs and, Environmental Workforce Development & Job Training in Jacksonville - Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) is a State College in Jacksonville, and part of the system Florida College. College has four campuses and many others throughout the coastal area, and currently has registered more than 80,000 students.


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA (UF) AT GAINESVILLE - Transportation Engineering & Logistics and Transportation Systems Engineering Education at the Transportation Research Center in Gainsville & Online - The University of Florida (UF) is a major, public, comprehensive, land-grant, research university. The University of Florida Transportation Research Center (TRC) was established to provide a central point through which transportation research could be performed and reported.


UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA (UNF) AT JACKSONVILLE - Transportation & Logistics Education at UNG Coggin College of Business & UNF Division of Continuing Education in Jacksonville - The Coggin College of Business is the business school at the University of North Florida. About 3,800 students are enrolled in the college, including undergraduate and graduate students. Programs are offered in the fields of Accounting, Economics, Finance, Financial Services, International Business, Management, Marketing and Transportation and Logistics.

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UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA (UWF) AT PENSACOLA - Supply Chain Logistics Management & Maritime Studies Education On Campus and Online - Founded in 1963, the University of West Florida (also known as West Florida and UWF) is a mid-sized public university and located in Pensacola, with multiple locations throughout Northwest Florida including Emerald Coast.

Marine Technical (Vocational College)


GEORGE STONE TECHNICAL CENTER (GSTC) AT PENSACOLA - Marine Service Technology Technical Career Education - The mission of George Stone Technical Center is to provide quality academic, career and technical education opportunities for all learners.

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MANATEE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (MTC) AT BRADENTON - Career Program in Marine Service Technology Training in Florida - Manatee Technical College (MTC) - formerly Manatee Technical Institute (MTI) is respected for excellence in technical training and academic education.

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PINELLAS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (PTC) AT CLEARWATER - Marine Service Technology Vocational Training in Clearwater - Founded in 1962, Pinellas Technical College (PTC) - Formerly Pinellas Technical Education Centers (pTEC) has offered students first-rate career and technical education at its two campuses – Clearwater and St. Petersburg.


UNIVERSAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (UTI) AT ORLANDO - Marine Technician Specialist Training & Mercury Marine Technician Certification Program at UTI Marine Mechanics Institute (MMI) in Orlando, Florida - Universal Technical Institute is a nationwide provider of technical education training for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians.


WYOTECH AT DAYTONA - Marine Technician Specialist and Advanced Programs Vocational Training & Associate Degree in Applied Service Management in Daytona, FL - WyoTech, formerly known as Wyoming Technical Institute, is dedicated to high-quality, college-level, career-oriented education in the automotive, diesel, motorcycle, HVAC, watercraft, and collision/refinishing industries.

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McFATTER TECHNICAL COLLEGE (MTC) AT DAVIES - Marine Service Technologies Program in Davies, Florida - Established in 1985 and located at Davies Florida, McFatter Technical College offers college prep and technical education and part of South Florida Education Center which includes Nova Southeastern University, Florida Atlantic University, University of Florida, and Broward College.

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MINI-CRAFT UNIVERSITY, WILDWOOD - Poly Flake Repair, Gel-Coat Repair and Color Tinting, Mold Making, General & Heavy-Duty Fiberglass Repair, and Non-Skid Flex Mold Repair Training in Wildwood FL - Established in 1989 and located at Wildwood Florida, Mini-Craft of Florida Inc is a Gel-Coat refinishing manufacturer in the United States.

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SUNCOAST TECHNICAL COLLEGE (STC), SARASOTA - Marine Service Technologies Program, Industry Certifications & State Credentials in Sarasota, Florida - Established in 1967, Suncoast Technical College (originally Sarasota County Vocational Technical Institute), is a technical and vocational school located in Sarasota, Florida.

Marine Technical & USCG (Professional Training)

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MARITIME PROFESSIONAL TRAINING (MPT) AT FORT LAUDERDALE - USCG, MCA, RYA, STCW, IMO & PYA Accredited Complete Maritime and Yacht Training Programs at MPT Fort Lauderdale - Located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, five minutes from Port Everglades, the International Airport, MPT is the most complete full service private maritime school in the country and has been training mariners since 1983.


STAR CENTER AT DANIA BEACH - US Coast Guard and Other Flag Approved Training. STAR Center offers more US Coast Guard and other flag approved courses than any simulation training center. These courses meet USCG, STCW, and IMO Model requirements as well as many additional courses designed by the in-house curriculum development team to meet specific training requirements. STAR Center is a part of the AMERICAN MARITIME OFFICERS (AMO) SAFETY & EDUCATION PLAN.

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ADAMS MARINE SEMINARS AT CRYSTAL RIVER - US Coast Guard Approved Training. Adams Marine Seminars offers Coast Guard-approved classes in convenient locations, providing a professional learning experience accommodating the students' needs.

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BLUEWATER MARITIME SCHOOL AT JACKSONVILLE - US Coast Guard Approved Training. Bluewater Maritime School is Jacksonville's only full time school that provides US Coast Guard Approved Maritime License Training.

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RESOLVE MARITIME ACADEMY AT FORT LAUDERDALE - USCG, STCW & MCA Approved Maritime Training for Seafarers and Marine Pilots in Fort Lauderdale - Resolve Maritime Academy is Resolve's maritime training division, specializing in shipboard fire, safety and hazmat response training.


SEA SCHOOL AT ST. PETERSBURG, FORT LAUDERDALE, JACKSONVILLE & PANAMA CITY - US Coast Guard Approved Marine Training including Online Courses - The Sea School has over 32 years experience in dealing with Coast Guard Licensing, Regulations, and Maritime Education and its USCG Certified Licensed Instructors have extensive knowledge and experience in commercial vessel operations and instruction.

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THE CAPTAIN SCHOOL - USCG Approved Captain's License Program in Florida, Louisiana, Alabama, Alaska & St. Croix - Established in 1994 in St.Thomas USVI, The Captain School taught its first US Coast Guard approved course in the United States in 2000 after a two year review by the Coast Guard and has graduated over 5,000 students.

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QUALITY MARITIME TRAINING (QMT) AT JACKSONVILLE & TAMPA - U.S. Coast Guard Approved and STCW Professional Maritime Training in Florida - Established in 2005, Quality Maritime Training (QMT) offers comprehensive variety of U.S. Coast Guard approved and STCW training courses and programs.

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FORT MYERS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (FMTC) AT FORT MYERS - Marine Services Technology Career Preparation Program at FMTC Fort Myers, FL - Established in 1966, Fort Myers Technical College (FMTC) is provides employer-driven career education for students in need of job training or looking to enhance their skills for career advancement.

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AG SPECIALTY SERVICES TRAINING CENTER AT LAKE WORTH - USCG NMC Approved STCW Safety and Medical Training Programs in Floral Park New York and Lake Worth Florida - Located at Floral Park New York and Lake Worth Florida, AG Specialty Services is a training center for continuing education and is also a fully approved course provider for the United States Coast Guard National Maritime Center complying with the STCW.

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SEA STATE MARITIME SCHOOL AT PONTE VEDRA BEACH - USCG Approved Master license Programs and Certification, Prep Course for Master 1600 GT, and Other maritime Training Programs in at Ponte Vedra Beach FL - Located at Ponte Vedra Beach FL, Sea State Maritime School provides United States Coast Guard approved captains licensing and other maritime training programs in Florida.

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MARITIME INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, PANAMA CITY - STCW and USCG Approved Training programs for the Professional Mariners in Panama City FL - Located at Panama City FL, Maritime Institute of Technology provides United States Coast Guard (USCG) approved maritime training programs for the new aspirants as well as professional mariners in Florida area and throughout the country.

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CONIDAE MARINE, JACKSONVILLE - USCG Approved Training programs in Jacksonville FL - Located at Jacksonville FL, Conidae Marine provides Marine Education, Marine Consulting, and Vessel Transport (Re-positioning) services across Florida.

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SEA PASSAGE MARITIME, PENSACOLA AND PUNTA GORDA - USCG Captains License and Endorsements Training and Sailing Programs in Pensacola and Punta Gorda in Florida - Sea Passage Maritime offers United States Coast Guard approved Captains licensing and endorsement courses in Pensacola and Punta Gorda in Florida.

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INTERNATIONAL REGISTER TRAINING INSTITUTE (IRTI) HQ AT MIAMI - ISM & ISPS Code, MLC 2006, and Other Maritime Training Programs Approved by USCG & IRCS in the U.S. and Worldwide - Headquartered in Miami Florida, International Register Training Institute (IRTI) is a division of the well-known classification society International Register of Shipping (IRS).

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CAPTAIN SCHOOL KEY WEST - USCG Approved maritime Training Programs and STCW Courses in Key West FL - Established in 2013 and located in Key West FL, the Captain School Key West provides offers Coast Guard Approved Courses by USCG Approved Instructors. They offer STCW certification classes to meet International Certification needs of the professional mariners.

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GULF COAST MARITIME ACADEMY (GCMA) AT TAMPA - USCG Approved and STCW 2010 Compliant Merchant Marine Training Programs and Captains Licensing in Tampa, Florida - Established in 2017 and located at Port Tampa FL, Gulf Coast Maritime Academy (GCMA) is a USCG Approved facility and offers a large range of courses for every aspect of the maritime industry.

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MARITIME TRAINING CENTER (MTC) AT TAMPA - USCG Approved and STCW Compliant Marine Training Courses in Tampa, Florida - Located in Tampa Fl, Marine Towing Maritime Training Center is a leader in U.S. Coast Guard Approved Courses and STCW Training. They also offer free guidance on submitting your application to obtain an original USCG Credential (MMD) or an endorsement.

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CAPTAINS MARINE ONLINE AT CUDJOE KEY -UGCG Approved Online OUPV, Master Upgrade to 25/50/100/200, Endorsements and FCC MROP License Examination & Expert Assistance in Florida & Online - Established in 1980 and located at Cudjoe Key Florida, Captains Marine Online is approved by the United States Coast Guard and National Maritime Center to conduct captain's license courses.

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KENNEDY POINT MARITIME SCHOOL (KPMS) AT COCOA BEACH - USCG Captains Licensing Classes, FCC Radio Licensing Programs, AMSEA Safety Training Courses, NauticEd Sailing Classes, OSHA Training and other Maritime Courses in Cocoa Beach, Florida - Kennedy Point Maritime School (KPMS) is a non-profit vocational training school for recreational and entry-level mariners.

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PHANTOM MARITIME SERVICES, HOLLYWOOD - Superyacht, Commercial Cargo Ship, Captain & Crew, Leadership & Management Security and Safety Training Programs in Florida - Located in Hollywood Florida, Phantom Services is a global organization that provides turnkey solutions for international infrastructure and humanitarian efforts with a long history in Aviation, Maritime, and Security Operations.

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ONLINE CAPTAIN SCHOOL, KEY WEST - USCG Approved Online Captain's License & Blended Maritime Training Programs in Florida - Online Captain School is the online arm of the Captain School Key West in Florida. The Captain School Key West is a Coast Guard Certified facility that helps Merchant Mariners achieve their goals in marine education and certification.

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CAPTAINS LICENSE CLASS, MIAMI - USCG Approved Captain’s and Master Captain’s License Classes, Upgrades & Renewals & Towing & Sailing Endorsements in New Jersey & Florida - Located in Toms river, New Jersey, Captains License Class provides USCG approved Captain’s License, Master Captain’s License, and related courses in various locations in New Jersey (Pine Beach, Riverside and Wildwood) & Florida (Miami).

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PORT MANATEE TRAINING, PALMETTO - Facility Security Officer, MTSA Security Awareness, MTSA Security Plan Auditing and Port Security Personnel Security Training programs in Palmetto, Florida - Located in Palmetto, Florida, Port Manatee is the closest U.S. deepwater seaport and is one of Florida’s largest and fastest growing seaports, handling a variety of cargos.

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CAPTAIN SCHOOL MIAMI, COCONUT GROVE - OUPV, Master, Radio Operator, STCW and Boat Related Training programs in Key West & Miami in Florida & Mississippi, North Carolina and Maine - Established in 2013 and located in Key West, FL, the Captain School Miami is a USCG approved school. The main classroom is in Key West and conduct throughout the Florida Keys, Mississippi, North Carolina, Maine and Miami.

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MARINE EDUCATION SOLUTIONS - ONLINE - Membership Based Question Pools, Captains Master License, Able Seaman License, and Topics Courses Online - Located in Florida, Marine Education Solutions provides membership based online maritime training and captains license training programs.

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CAPTAIN SCHOOL SPACE COAST, MERRITT ISLAND - USCG Approved maritime Training Programs and STCW Courses in Merritt island FL - Located in Merritt Island, the Captain School Space Coast is a USCG approved and part of the Captain School Key West. Established in 2013 and located in Key West FL, the Captain School Key West provides offers Coast Guard Approved Courses by USCG Approved Instructors.

Yacht / Cruise Crew Training (Professional Training)


AMERICAN YACHT INSTITUTE (AYI) AT FORT LAUDERDALE – Yacht Crew Training & Certification - The American Yacht Institute (AYI) is a professional training facility for land and sea. The school specializes in training future professional staff as well as the presently employed in each respective industry.

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BLUEWATER USA TRAINING CENTER, FORT LAUDERDALE - Yacht Crew Training, USCG Approved Courses, and MCA Approved Training Programs in Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Bluewater USA Fort Lauderdale training center is a purpose-designed, state-of-the-art 45,000 square foot maritime training center featuring the latest electronics, teaching tools, simulation equipment, and an indoor training pool.

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INTERNATIONAL YACHT TRAINING (IYT) FORT LAUDERDALE - PROFESSIONAL YACHTMASTER TRAINING (PYT) - IYT Megayacht Programs and STCW 10 Courses Approved by MCA at IYT Fort Lauderdale (PYT) - Established in 2000, Professional Yachtmaster Training (PYTUSA) is the exclusive provider of International Yacht Training (IYT) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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MARITIME SAFETY ACADEMY AT ORLANDO - STCW Maritime Safety & Security Training for Professional Mariner and Cruise Lines in Orlando, Florida - Maritime Safety Academy is a leading provider of maritime training, specializing in STCW courses and Basic Safety Training for those seeking a career in the maritime industry.

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IMI PALM BEACH, LAKE WORTH - STCW 2010 Human Element, Leadership and Management Program for the Yacht Crew in Lake Worth FL - Located at West Palm Beach FL, IMI Palm Beach is a Center for Marine Excellence and offers U.S. Coast Guard approved course Leadership & Management training required by STCW 2010.

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MARITIME HOLDINGS GROUP, NORTH MIAMI - Cruise Training Programs, Ship Sanitation and STCW Training Programs in Miami, Florida - Located at North Miami in Florida, Maritime Holdings Group provides technical, operational, hotel management and logistical and technical support services to the cruise industry.

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SEVEN SEAS PREPARATORY ACADEMY - Superyacht Deckhand & Steward Courses, STCW Blended & Online Courses in Multiple Location in Florida & CT - Seven Seas Preparatory Academy was created with the idea to introduce and mentor those seeking a career at sea. Seven Seas make training flexible and accessible by providing multiple locations and online classes.