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Graduate Programs - Graduate Programs

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The College of Education and Human Development offers NCATE-accredited graduate study at the master’s (MAT and M.Ed.), CAS and doctoral level providing the resources and collaboration essential to the development of influential educational leaders. It also offers the M.S. in Human Development, advanced study in the growth and development of individuals throughout the life span and of the family in its various forms, preparing students for a variety of careers serving children and families.

Degree and Program areas: Degrees offered are listed on individual program pages.

Hallmarks of the graduate program include innovative technology, faculty mentoring, national and statewide research centers, and strong partnerships with public schools and communities. Flexibility allows comprehensive inquiry and concentration on specific interests.

The Master of Arts and Master of Science degrees require a thesis; the Master of Education is a non-thesis program. A number of specialty areas or concentrations are available for each degree program. Graduate students, in consultation with their advisors, plan their programs based on Graduate School and College requirements, certification guidelines, professional association recommendations and individual goals. Individually designed program options are also available.

For more information:
Contact Rebecca Libby at 581-2444.

For information about Graduate Student Travel Support:
The Linda N. Lancaster Professional Development Fund

Image Description: Graduate student talking with faculty member Rich Kent


National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education

Contact Information

Education and Human Development
5766 Shibles Hall
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: (207) 581-2412
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System