Membership Has its Privileges!

MTS membership puts you in excellent company. You will be among explorers, educators, naval admiralty as well as world-class engineers, technologists, and policy makers. You will have ongoing contact with fellow MTS members from academia, industry, government and the military. Not only will you be able to take advantage of the many MTS services and products, you will gain all the intangible benefits that come with being part of an international community of professionals.



  • Interact with and meet other professionals within the context of highly specialized technical committees
  • Continue your education and training through numerous Society programs, such as tutorials, workshops and student mentoring
  • Expand your knowledge through presentations at national and local meetings
  • Get job referrals and visibility with prospective employers
  • Receive state-of-the-art information through the MTS Journal
  • Receive reduced registration rates at MTS-sponsored events
  • Receive information about funding, networking, education (and more) in the monthly MTS E-News
  • Receive six issues of the newsletter Currents
  • Learn about and have access to student scholarships
  • Receive discounted prices on MTS publications
  • Earn national recognition through the MTS Awards program



  • Reduced rates for exhibit booths at some MTS conferences
  • Reduced rates for advertisements in MTS publications
  • Free announcements and technical notes on products in the MTS newsletter Currents
  • Exposure on the MTS web site
  • Sponsor certificates suitable for framing
  • Enhanced visibility
  • National recognition through the MTS Awards program
  • Readily available information on suppliers, business trends and contracts



  • Interact with other professionals in the ocean community
  • Keep informed about ground-breaking information and issues facing the profession
  • Gain exposure through the MTS Experts Directory
  • Network, develop contacts and experience a forum for expressing ideas with your peers
  • Enhance your leadership skills through volunteer MTS programs