The aims of the University are as follows ,
(a) To Contribute Towards Modernization and Development of The State by Maritime Industry.
(b) To Nurture The Ethical, Skillful and Reputable Maritime Experts.
(c) To Teach Science and Technology Contributory to The Maritime Profession.
(d) To Make Plans and Arrangements for Perpetual Development of Maritime Industry.
(e) To Know and Comply with The Provisions and Standards Prescribed by The International Maritime Organization.
(f) To Carry Out The Necessary Research Works for The Development of The Maritime Industry.
The goals of Myanmar Maritime University are to use scientific and practical approach to –
(a) Develop a Comprehensive Maritime Education System for The Nation.
(b) Establish Effective Maritime Education and Training for The International Maritime Community.
(c) Prepare & Development of a Clear Link Between Practical Skills and Management Techniques.