The Department provide sound academic and professional training for Nigeria/Foreign midshipmen and women.
Its provide a strong foundation for young Nigerians/ Foreign student who wish to become a deck officer, its also train middle level manpower for the Maritime industry.
1. Possess the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) or its equivalent with at least FIVE CREDIT passes in subjects which must include English Language Mathematics, Physics, Geography, and any other relevant science subject in not more than two (2) sittings.
2. Possess a National Diploma in Nautical Sciences with a Cumulative Grade Point Average of not less than 2.50 (Lower Credit) from the Maritime Academy of Nigeria or other accredited institution listed with the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). Note. candidates must have JAMB Registration number.
3. Have completed a minimum of one year post-ND Industrial Training with evidence or must have acquired a minimum of one year cognate work experience in a relevant organization.
4. Candidates with PASS at National Diploma level from Maritime Academy of Nigeria or other accredited institution must have completed a minimum of two years Post-ND Industrial Training with evidence or must have acquired a minimum of two years cognate work experience in a relevant organisation.