Earn Your Captain's License
Courses Online & On-Demand

Intuitive, Simple, Effective

An Intuitive, Simple, Effective, eLearning Experience

On-the-Go Learning for Commercial Boating

Online USCG Approved Licensing Courses, FCC Tests, and More!

On-the-Go Learning for Commercial and Recreational Boating

Online USCG Approved Licensing Courses, FCC Tests, and More!

Providing Predictable Results, Every Time

Mariners School Is Now Powered By The Mariners Learning System, An Award Winning, Coast Guard Approved Curriculum That Makes Getting Your Captain's License Easy!

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OUPV/Six-Pack License, 25/50/100 Ton Master License, Towing and Sailing Endorsements, and more

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A unique eLearning experience that surpasses a classroom atmosphere

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Mariners Learning System student’s boast a 98.7% pass rate

Why 60,000+ Boaters Turn to MLS for Education

Knowledge and Knowhow

Go beyond memorization. Our approach to learning is direct, clear, and effective. Have questions? Students can access instructors 24/7 through our online Help Desk.

Experience That Counts

We’ve been educating boaters for nearly two decades and teaching courses online since 2005. We’re also approved by the United States Coast Guard.

Convenience and Success

Our mobile app makes it easy to learn anytime and anywhere. It can be used offline and will sync your progress as soon as you get connected!


Anywhere. Any Time. Any Device.

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See What Our Students Are Saying

“Superbly designed with a logical flow. Text and online lectures are easy to follow. Quizzes and exams truly test your knowledge of the material. Any questions I had were answered rapidly. MOST IMPRESSED!!”

“Yet again MLS delivers. I just passed my exam for 50 Ton Master. I was totally prepared and passed the exam easily.”

“Their support is great, and the course material is excellent. Following the course material and studying hard, I passed the U.S. Coast Guard exam first try.”