As a student in the International Transportation Management graduate program from SUNY Maritime College, you can use our vast array of elective courses - covering liner and tramp shipping, port operations, international trade, economics, insurance, law and other topics - to design a program tailored to your needs and interests. 

Or you may follow one of five tracks: business of shipping; global transportation security; international logistics; marine insurance; or research in international logistics and shipping.

Three program option


This program involves four core courses, six electives based on your interests and professional goals, and one culminating capstone course. This program can be completed online, on campus or a blend of the two.


This program includes the Advanced Certificate in Supply Chain Management, an additional credential to help you in your career. The program includes four core courses, five supply-chain management courses, three electives of your choice, and the culminating capstone. This program cannot be completed online.


This program includes the 34-credit master's degree as well as a U.S. Coast Guard third mate license. The license includes 62 credits at the undergraduate level. Though you may take courses online, the license component of the program must be completed on campus.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Systems Analysis & Operations Research
  • Economics of International Trade
  • Transportation Management
  • International Business & Transportation Law

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    34 alternative credits

    40 or 96

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Online application
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended, including at least one from an accredited institution demonstrating completion of a bachelor's degree  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11556 USD/semester
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  • National

    8551 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8551 USD per semester and a duration of .
  • In-State

    5776 USD/semester
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  • In-State -  $5,776
  • In-Region - $8,551
  • Out-of-Region - $11,556
  • International - $11,556

Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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