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 delivery with 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: Oct 15 (Official transcripts due Oct 30)
Spring Admission: March 15 (Official transcripts due March 30)

For More Information:

2021-2022 Graduate Viewbook

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

Graduation from an accredited or Transport Canada-approved diploma of technology program in the marine field; the program is also available to deck and engineering officers with appropriate professional certification: Fishing Masters Class I, as well as to Canadian Forces (Naval Operations) personnel.

*Note: International applicants holding appropriate credentials may also be admitted to the program. To apply, you must submit an application and supporting documentation to Memorial University.

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.