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Composite Materials and Structures

The University of Maine understands there is a growing demand for engineers and scientists with strong fundamental knowledge and skills necessary for analysis, design, manufacturing, and testing of composite materials and structures. In a collaboration between the College of Engineering and the School of Forest Resources, the Composite Materials and Structures graduate certificate builds that […]

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Wildlife Conservation

The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology offer graduate study leading to the non-thesis Master of Wildlife Conservation in Wildlife Conservation program. A broad range of ecosystems, modern laboratory facilities, and a diversified staff provide excellent opportunities for graduate study in wildlife ecology. Emphasis is placed on detailed studies of wildlife species and the […]

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Music Education

The Division of Music within the School of Performing Arts offers a 30-credit Master of Music degree in Music Education which is accredited through the National Association of Schools of Music. Individualized curricula are designed to meet students’ interests and needs while offering a balanced program of academic and professional courses. Students also have the […]

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Engineering in the Natural Sciences (Interdisciplinary PhD)

A casual look at the map of the United States makes one aspect of Maine clear, of all the 48 lower states, Maine is notable for the dominant role of the coast in the life, geography, and history of the state. As a program which links the College of Engineering to the School of Marine […]

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Electrical Engineering

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department offers a Master of Science (MS) degree in Electrical Engineering. Thesis and non-thesis options are available for the M.S. degree. For a non-thesis degree, a minimum of 30 semester hours of coursework is required. The thesis option requires 30 credit hours of coursework, and an additional six credits of […]

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Marine Sciences (PSM)

The Professional Science Masters (PSM) degree is a non-thesis, professional practice degree designed to allow students to advance their scientific knowledge while simultaneously developing or enhancing their abilities to apply scientific knowledge in a variety of professional settings, including but not limited to government or non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and private industry. This two-year program includes […]

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Zoology

The School of Biology and Ecology offers graduate study leading to MS and PhD degrees in Zoology. Independent research under the direction of a faculty advisor is a major component of all of these programs excepting certain of the master’s degrees which have a non-thesis or literature-research option.

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Spanish

The Department of Modern Languages and Classics offers a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Spanish. The MAT in Spanish (30 credits) has been redesigned with the collaboration of the campuses of the University of Maine System specifically to meet the needs of Maine’s schools. Candidates take seven to eight courses (21-24 credits) in language, […]

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Resource Economics and Policy

Master of Science in Resource Economics & Policy This program emphasizes how economic theory and tools can be applied to environmental, natural resource, energy, agriculture, and economic development problems. It includes the same core economics classes as the Economics MA, plus two courses in advanced resource and environmental economics (macroeconomic theory not required) and elective […]

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Plant Science

The PhD in Plant Science is offered jointly by the School of Biology and Ecology, the School of Food Sciences and Agriculture, the School of Forest Resources, and sometimes other related departments. The Plant Science PhD program gives students interested in plants an opportunity to focus on the ecology, physiology, or molecular biology of plants […]

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