The required courses for College Preparatory High School Diplomas at the Mogadishu Marine High School (MMHS) is set by the Board of Directors of the Marine & Fisheries Institute (MFI) in Consultation with the Somali Federal Government Ministry of Education. The courses indicated below provide maritime training at the secondary level of education. The training is structured to provide knowledge about the maritime industry as well as demonstrate the career opportunities available to high school graduates within the maritime industry. Graduates can choose to go directly to work for a shipyard or maritime company or continue their education by attending a maritime college like the Marine & Fisheries Institute degree program.
The MMHS School Year will run between September and June, weekly classes will be held Saturday through Thursday with 7 periods per day between Saturday and Wednesday and each period will be 45 Minutes long. Classes will start at 8:00 AM and will end at 3:00 PM. Thursday will be for special programs. School will be closed during the Summer which is between the last week of June and the first week of September.
To graduate from the College Preparatory Maritime high school program, students must complete at a minimum, 26 units of credit in the following subjects:
English 9, Algebra I, World History, Biology, Physical Education I, Technology I, Introduction to General Maritime Studies
English 10, Geometry, Foreign Language I, Geography, Chemistry, Physical Education II, Introduction to Maritime Skills
English 11, Trigonometry/ Algebra II, Foreign Language II, Technology II, Advanced General Maritime Studies
English 12, Introduction to Economics, Pre-Calculus, Physics, Maritime Career Preparation
Health & Physical Education:
Electives (Choose One)