Maritime Transportation and Management Engineering Program curriculum’s main purpose is to prepare cadets for merchant navy officer duties. Graduates will serve as captains of the distance on ships navigating all over the world, following the preparation period as watchkeeping officers on eligible vessels. Graduates will also be able to work in positions such as maritime, brokerage, shipbuilding, maritime insurance, human resources, port management etc.
Academic education consists of eight semesters, which are applied as the first term summer internship in the third year. Trainees specialize primarily in advanced math, physics, chemistry, basic engineering, technical drawing and computer courses, navigation and seamanship, cargo operations, ship and ship management. Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive a Bachelor's Degree in Marine Transportation Management Engineering. The curriculum is in full compliance with STCW 2010.
“Our mission is to educate students by following Atatürk’s principles, under the Turkish maritime traditions, meeting up to World standards, with research based education, giving the necessary competency to keep up with the 21st century’s harsh competitive work environment, that be able to work anywhere in the World, who learned how to learn, who can think freely, who are creative, who can work with groups, who learned to improve themselves continuously, who are modern and well informed, who are humanitarians and who act responsibly socially and nationally.
Also, it is AIMED to be an EXAMPLE on contributive actions on humanity, developing international and national projects, applying the most modern education programs and supporting of these programs by social, cultural and human sciences programs.