Why Maritime at ODU?

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ODU's proximity to the Port of Virginia and its thriving maritime industry makes it an ideal place to study maritime and supply chain management. It is the only university in the United States that offers a "Maritime and Supply Chain Management" undergraduate major and one of only two universities to offer a "Maritime" undergraduate major.

Graduates of our programs are currently employed by:

  • Colonna's Shipyard
  • Huntington Ingalls
  • Marcom Services
  • Enviva
  • Busch Vacuum Solutions
  • Givens
  • Cornerstone Systems
  • Target
  • Norfolk Southern
  • The Port of Virginia
  • Marine Oil Service
  • ZIM Integrated Shipping Services
  • Maersk
  • Others....