OF THE MARITIME COLLEGE The Maritime College is a small, prestigious college of the State University of New York. Its mission is to provide: A learning environment that stimulates intellectual growth, scholarship, and creativity. An innovative, “hands-on” approach to instruction directed by a dedicated faculty composed of experts in their fields, quality undergraduate and graduate programs in international business, engineering, science, and technology, with particular emphasis on the maritime industry. A structured community which emphasizes responsible citizenship and self-discipline, and which maximizes opportunities for exercising leadership. The opportunity for its graduates to qualify for licensure as merchant marine officers and for commissioning in the United States Armed Forces. Through its graduates, a quality workforce and prospective leaders for the state, national, and maritime and international business community, and a nationally and internationally recognized resource of expertise in its specialized disciplines as they relate to the maritime field.