College of Professional & International Education

Marine Terminal Operations Professional -
Professional Designation Program


This comprehensive training program was developed by the Center for International Trade and Transportation at California State University, Long Beach in collaboration with Marine Terminal Operators (MTOs). The program covers all aspects of terminal operations and increases career opportunities for individuals who either seek entry or advancement into this dynamic industry. Students will gain the critical knowledge and skills required by marine terminal operators worldwide to thrive in this highly competitive environment.

The Marine Terminal Operations Professional (MTOP™) Professional Designation program is taught by industry experts and structured in a modular format allowing participants to select training areas of interest or to complete all modules to earn the MTOP™ Professional Designation. The designation documents the graduate’s proficiency for either entry level or existing positions in marine terminal operations. This core of knowledge and skills will minimize on the job training requirements and significantly enhances any existing in-house training programs at terminals.

Email Angeli Logan for more information or to get started on your registration process.