How Will Your Story Go?
Curriculum, Assessment, & Instruction
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership
Beth's Story"The online element of the program works very well with my schedule and I appreciate the flexibility it gives me to also fulfill my other obligations to work and family."
Krista's Story"I was able to complete all coursework at home and on my own schedule, all while still teaching full-time."
Aaron's Story"From the flexible schedule to the amazing faculty and support, I have grown both personally and professionally."
Tasha's Story"Without the ability to do my coursework from home, graduate school would not have been an option for me."
M.Ed. in Instructional Technology
Alice's Story"I feel confident that this graduate degree is setting me up for future success in whatever direction I decide to pursue!"
Allison's Story"Knowing I would be doing this work with other educators with similar interests and motivations was an opportunity I couldn’t pass up."
Ambrish's Story"The fact that I was 8000 miles away, never once became an issue. The education I have gained from this program has been immeasurable.”
Emma's Story“The Instructional Technology program at UMaine is designed for the rapidly evolving world of education technology."
Paul's Story"I mean it’s so accessible that you can be anywhere at any time and complete a lot of the work."
M.Ed. in Special Education
Jessica's Story"Earning my Master’s degree from the University of Maine has made me a better educator and given me the skills to further my career in special education."
Melinda's Story"I would recommend this program to anyone, but especially to non-traditional students who feel like a master’s degree may be otherwise out of reach..."
Sue's Story"The courses focus on research-based practices, which are crucial for educating individuals with disabilities."
Master of Social Work
Abby's Story"Known for its Social Work program, the recommendations from my colleagues, along with the variety of offerings to access my degree are what drew me in."
Philip's Story"With the online option for the Master’s in Social Work program, I am able to take my classes when and where I want, while being there for my wife and children."
Rachel's Story"I am so thankful the Online Hybrid MSW program exists so I can pursue my career goals without needing to put my life on hold while I go to graduate school."
Zeus' Story"...the flexibility in being able to complete schoolwork at times and places that work best for me has allowed me to travel around North America and Europe."
PSM in Bioinformatics
PSM in Engineering and Business
M.S. in Information Systems
Noreen's Story"I wholeheartedly recommend the PSM Program in Bioinformatics to every prospective student wishing to obtain a firm foundation in the field."
Ambrose's Story"The professors were excellent in conveying the expectations of the program, and course material, utilizing different media and technology."
Jane's Story"...I’ve found the program to be engaging and very much feel like I’m part of a community."
Master of Business Administration
Elaine's Story“The strongest feature of my program at UMaine is that my degree can be completed 100% online. The online courses have been structured carefully and student support has been readily available.”
Jennifer's Story"I have found that all the professors are very enthusiastic about their curriculum and really try to show you why it’s important."
Kristin's Story"The faculty are brilliant and the classes are flexible, which works great with my schedule."
Lindsay's Story"Having the personal connection that traditionally is only achievable in-person is unique.”
Matt's Story"This is an incredible resource that I encourage everyone to explore and seriously consider."
Riley's Story“The online programming (at UMaine) allows students that are working or pursuing other opportunities with the ability to take classes at their own pace and ability."
Tho's Story“The strongest feature of my program at UMaine has been the ability to connect with other classmates through class projects. I find that experience very valuable as an online student!”
Shane's Story"Due to the flexibility of this revolutionary program I have been able to progress in my career, recently accepting an accounting position with a renewable energy company located in Portland, Maine."
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Interdisciplinary Disability Studies
Geographic Information Systems
High Leverage Practices
Sue's Story"The faculty are actively engaged in advancing the education and training of professionals who work with individuals with ASD and their families."
Amie's Story"The instructors have not only prompted me to change my way of thinking, but they have also taught me concrete skills and tools that I can use for the remainder of my career."
Ezekiel's Story"From the early stages of the application process to the coursework, the staff and faculty are always willing to answer any questions and set you on a path for success."
Amber's Story"This program works with my schedule since it is all online, and the content presented is easy to follow and understand."
Classroom Technology Integrationist
Alyssa's Story"...I [now] have 10 iPads in the classroom, I’m teaching circuitry, I’m doing robotics, maybe even a 3d printer after this week."
Nathaniel's Story"And this program has allowed me to...understand what I can do to help my staff, um, around technology and bringing that forward."
Laurie's Story"The Certificate program has a diverse group of guest lecturers from many disciplines, creating an invaluable and unique learning opportunity."
Anna's Story“I was very happy with the internship experience….I felt that I was able to apply many of the things I learned in my classes..."
Anne's Story"Classes have been easily fit into my busy life as a full-time professional, parent, and community volunteer."
Beth's Story"At the end of this program, I feel far more prepared to tackle digital acquisitions at our institution!"
Sean's Story"The program is structured in a logical, efficient way that delivers a comprehensive look at the world of digital objects."
Ambrish's Story"My interest became a passion… and my pathway led to a full-on Master’s in Instructional Technology. For the first time, I enjoyed learning—and time flew way faster than I expected."
Crystal's Story"Although the program is demanding, I have been able to fit the coursework into my busy life."
Marisa's Story“The Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design program absolutely improved my practice as an academic librarian."
Jeanette's Story"The business program at UMaine is flexible with my schedule, which was instrumental in my decision to return to school."
Taylor's Story"No matter your career, this program is going to benefit you from helping to better generate ideas to creating effective and more streamlined processes in operations and team dynamics."
Bachelor of University Studies
Chad's Story"As a military veteran, a family man and business leader, UMaine’s Bachelor of University Studies program, with its flexible schedule & online curriculum, has been essential to my continued educational success."
Kathy's Story"Without the guidance that was provided [by UMaine staff], my path would have been much rockier and I probably would have stumbled more often."
Melanie's Story"I was given credit for most all of the classes I had taken over my adult life – even the computer/DOS class in the early 1990s!"
Tina's Story"...the program...afforded me the opportunity to not only accomplish my original aspirations but have now opened the possibilities to new aspirations."
B.S. in Surveying Engineering Technology
Certificate in Surveying Engineering Technology
Andy's Story"Through this program, I have had exposure to industry-leading software, best practices, and equipment."
Phil's Story"The online program gives me the flexibility to take classes at a pace that allows me to balance school, working full-time, and family.”
Tim's Story"The classes are challenging, informative, and the entire staff has been super helpful as I have a full-time job and just welcomed a baby girl to my family."
Daniel's Story"I will remember my time in the UMaine SVT program fondly as it has been the most rewarding educational experience I have had in my career."
B.A. in Economics
B.A. in Political Science
Aidan's Story"The online coursework is straightforward with clear and concise learning targets for every course, which has helped me progress through this program."
Collin's Story"The online format has allowed me to apply what I’m learning in class to my full-time job as a leadership consultant, providing accurate data and trend analysis to make decisions."