Graduate and Professional Development

Maritime Security Graduate Certificate   

Maritime Security (Courses available on-campus and online via Stevens WebCampus) 

The objectives of this four course, 12-credit program are to provide the student with the operational and technological skills to deal with the international safety and security issues facing the Marine Transportation System (MTS). The student's perspective may be that of a vessel or port operator, port authority, or military or governmental security agency. Risk-based analyses are performed to assess concerns related to vessel and shore labor practices, navigational security and safety including cargo (e.g., oil spills) and vessel traffic (e.g., collisions). Acoustic and electromagnetic sensor and security technologies are studied, with a focus on their application to various security threat scenarios, including terrorism, piracy, and crime. 

  • OE 529 Maritime Safety and Security
  • OE 560 Fundamentals of Remote Sensing
  • OE 628 Technologies for Maritime Security
  • OE 629 Advanced Maritime Security

Credits earned in the Maritime Security Graduate Certificate program can be applied toward a Master's Degree in Maritime Systems at Stevens Institute of Technology.  

For registration information and to learn more about the Graduate Certificate and Master's degree programs, please visit the following web link:


The Center can provide technology-focused courses in convenient, flexible delivery formats tailored to maritime security practitioners and maritime industry and government professionals.  Courses are delivered by the Center's researchers.

For more information, contact: Beth Austin-DeFares, Director of Education, at [email protected] / 201.216.5362