Marymount Manhattan College – New York

Marymount collegeMarymount Manhattan College is an independent and private college located in New York City, New York. It was founded in 1936. The college is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. This college offer liberal arts education. This college specializes in imparting education in performing arts. The college keeps its student to faculty ratio at 12:1 for ensuring adequate attention to each student.

The college offers various scholarships for qualifying students like New York City Scholarship, Student Leadership Scholarship, Diplomatic Scholarship, Community College Honor Society Scholarship, Dollars for Scholars Collegiate Award, Gladys Brooks Foundation Scholarship, Margaret Mary Connolly Memorial Scholarship, Sister Edmund Harvey Scholarship, Zeuschner Family Endowed Scholarship etc. It also assists students if they want to obtain student loans. Students can also go for employment opportunities provided by college while their academic life in the college.


Major Programs offered by the college are
Accounting – opening number of career opportunities

Acting- for those who want to become actors

Theatre Arts- for excellent understanding of theatrical study

Communication Arts – for those who want to gain adroitness in communication skills

Interdisciplinary Studies- program offering choices from a number of courses

Psychology- for proper knowledge of human behavior and psyche

International Studies – for studying relationship among various countries from various points of view like economical, cultural etc

Sociology- understanding functioning of humans as a society


Minor Programs
Business Management – for those who want to acquire managerial or administrative positions in business organizations

Arts Management- opening various career options

Music- for those who have flair for music

Studio Art – for those artistic natured people who are interested in making career in the field

Creative Writing- for those who are gifted in writing and want to make it their career

Gender and Sexuality Studies- interdisciplinary program analyzing gender and sexuality concerns and issues

Media Studies – program entailing details of mass media

Religious Studies- program throwing light on different religions

Chemistry- for pursuit of career in chemistry field

Mathematics – for enhancing mathematical skills

Asian Studies- for those who want to understand Asian culture

Political Economy- program amalgamating courses from political science and economics

Social Work- for those who want to serve others

Career services provided by the college are very efficient if enabling students in pursuing an excellent career. The college provides full assistance in finding good jobs. It also provides tips on preparing resumes and cover letters. The college also provides internships for willing students.

U.S Merchant Marine Academy – New York

U.S Merchant Marine Academy

This academy was established in 1942 and it is from among the five United States Services Academies. Students in this academy are referred as Midshipmen and they are trained in navigation, marine engineering, maritime law, ship’s administration, international law, and custom and personnel management. This academy is located in Kings Point, New York, U.S.A. academy has divide its academic departments into six main departments under which different midshipmen are taught differently. These departments are listed below


Departments of Academy
Department of Marine Engineering – this department provides facilities and faculties to teach programs like marine engineering, shipyard management, and marine engineering systems. Faculty of this department also prepares midshipmen for Coast Guard Licensing examination. Midshipmen works in laboratories specially designed for diesel and steam engineering, refrigeration, mechanical engineering, marine engineering, control systems, welding and electrical machinery.

Department of Humanities – under this department faculty gives knowledge about origin and nature of modern culture and society. Subjects under this department are literature, politics, history, social thoughts, philosophy, religion and fine arts. Department also offers two introductory English courses, one gives primary stress to composition and the second one focuses on literature of different varieties and ages.

Department of Mathematics and Science – courses offered under this department are related to very basic science i.e. chemistry, physics and mathematics. Courses under this are specially designed for midshipmen will give them theoretical knowledge about fundamentals concepts which might later be used by them in engineering and marine transportation curriculum.

Department of Marine Transportation – marine transportation means carrying goods from one place to another. So in this department midshipmen are given knowledge of nautical science, transportation processes as well as management skills which will be helpful for them in their career or profession in maritime industry. Department offers courses in law, economics, logistics, seamanship, navigation, meteorology and marine safety.

Department of Naval Science – this department basically supports the mission of U.S Merchant Marine Academy by giving graduates with professional, academicals and ethical tools so that they can reach their potentials and can become commissioned officers in government servants, U.S armed forces etc.

Department of Physical Education and Athletics – this department basically focuses on the physical fitness, personal growth and development of midshipmen. This department also emphasizes team work, initiative and self-confidence. Various Physical Education Activities courses are also offered under this department. Department also gives additional knowledge and instruction regarding ship’s medicine i.e. aids given in emergency healthcare problems.