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Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers a program leading to the degree of Master of Arts in Mathematics. The typical student chooses to focus their advanced study in one of three broad areas: applied mathematics, pure mathematics, or statistics. At the time of admission, students will be assigned a preliminary advisor to assist them […]

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Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources

The program leading to the MS and PhD degrees in Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources is an interdisciplinary program with core faculty drawn from the School of Food and Agriculture, the School of Marine Sciences, School of Biology and Ecology, the School of Economics, and the College of Engineering. The graduate program in Aquaculture and Aquatic […]

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Microbiology

The Department of Molecular and Biomedical Sciences offers programs in graduate studies leading to a master’s or Ph.D. in Microbiology. The thesis program (MS) or non-thesis option (MPS) is designed for professionals who wish to upgrade their knowledge or skills. Prerequisites for admission include a bachelor’s degree in microbiology or other biological science with undergraduate […]

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Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers graduate programs leading to Master of Science and PhD degrees in Mechanical Engineering.  Each graduate student, in consultation with his or her graduate committee, prepares an individual program of study. Current areas of research include: Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering Biomimetics Composite Materials and Structures Computational Mechanics Controls and Dynamic Systems […]

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Music Performance

The Music Division offers graduate studies leading to the Master of Music degree with majors in music education (including concentrations in advanced conducting) and performance. Individualized curriculum possibilities are designed to meet student interests and needs while offering a balanced program of academic and professional courses. For further information visit the Music Graduate Student Handbook.

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Nursing

The School of Nursing offers a variety of program plans for graduate study in either the Master of Science in Nursing or Certificate of Advanced Studies in Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN-FNP) [On-Campus Only] The family nurse practitioner is prepared to provide healthcare to individuals and families across the lifespan (newborns, infants, children, adolescents, adults, […]

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Plant, Soil, and Environmental Science

The MS degree in Plant, Soil, and Environmental Science may be earned for a program of study comprising at least 30 hours of work including credit for graduate thesis work, which constitutes a major portion of the degree program.  Areas of emphasis for graduate work include nutrient dynamics in agricultural and forest ecosystems, soil chemistry […]

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Psychology

Both MA and PhD degrees in Psychology are offered and prepares students for careers in college teaching and research. Students work closely with a research advisor and begin research involvement in the first year.  Research labs focus on the following specialty areas: Social Psychology Cognitive and Biological Psychology Students develop research skills and conduct research in […]

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Quaternary and Climate Studies

The University of Maine Climate Change Institute offers a MS degree in Quaternary and Climate Studies which is a thesis-based program that requires at least 30 credit hours, which will consist of at least 24 hours of coursework and at least 6 hours of thesis work. Thesis work may not exceed 15 hours. All students in the […]

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Spatial Information Science and Engineering

The expanding use of mobile, spatial, and context-aware technologies, the building of interoperable coordinated information infrastructures and pervasive sensor-networks, the use of location as the foundation for many current and future business and scientific information systems, and the widespread enablement of individuals to gather their own spatial data, report it to others and generate their […]

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