The Seafarers Harry Lundeberg School of Seamanship at the Paul Hall Center for Maritime Training and Education offers associate of applied science degrees and certificates in nautical science and marine engineering. It is located on a 70-acre waterfront campus in southern Maryland. Curriculum includes academic and practical skills required by positions on U.S. merchant ships. The basic training program is run on a quasi-military basis. Upon completion of the Unlicensed Apprentice Program, students are placed aboard U.S. flag ships and become full members of the Seafarers International Union. Degree and certificate requirements are completed by alternating working sea voyages with school attendance.
Route 249, P.O. Box 75
Piney Point, MD 20674
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Type of Institution: Independent, nonprofit, 2-year college
Fall 2008 Total Enrollment: 174
Male: 158 Female: 16
Full-time: 106 Part-time: 68
2009-2010 Tuition and Mandatory Fees for Maryland Residents:
Full-time Tuition per year: Tuition is free. Mandatory fees total $725 annually. Room and board are provided without charge. Initiation fees and Union dues: As designated by SIU Constitution
Mandatory fees: Initiation fees and Union dues: As designated by SIU Constitution
Room and board are provided without charge.
Degrees or Awards: Associate of Applied Science
Calendar: Semester, including summer, continuous enrollment
Entry Requirements: Must pass approved physical, dental, and drug tests; meet all U.S. government established criteria for the issuance of a Merchant Mariners Document; and pass an admissions assessment.
Application Deadlines: None