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Try on Leadership

The Graduate Certificate in Try on Leadership consists of 4 courses (12 credits total) that allow students to apply for conditional Assistant Building Administrator (045) certification through the Maine Department of Education. The course sequence includes: EAD 615 The Principalship (Fall 2020) EAD 651 Organizational Behavior in Education (Spring 2021) EAD 531 School Law for […]

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Computational Thinking for Educators

The Graduate Certificate in Computational Thinking for Educators is designed to prepare educators to integrate computational thinking skills across content areas, and develop effective pedagogical content knowledge and strategies to apply computational thinking in their environments. Domains include computational thinking, problem-solving, creative and critical thinking, algorithmic thinking, and programming. Learner outcomes include exploring pedagogical approaches […]

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Library and Media Specialist

The Certificate in Library and Media Specialist prepares educational teachers, leaders, and resource specialists to facilitate and advocate for equitable access of digital and print resources and information for all students. Aligning to the current standards for school librarianship by the American Library Association and the American Association for School Librarians, this certificate will support […]

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Human Nutrition

The Human Nutrition certificate offered by the School of Food and Agriculture is 100% online and is a 12-credit program. The certificate will work to offset the demand for well-educated professionals in the field of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. Educational objectives Critically assess current research and apply evidence-based practice in the nutritional assessment and care […]

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Food Technology

The Food Technology graduate certificate offered through the School of Food and Agriculture is 100% online and is a 12-credit program. The graduate certificate would benefit professionals working in the food industry. Educational objectives Critically assess current research and apply principles of food science in the preservation, processing, packaging, and distribution of safe food. Strengthen […]

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Response to Intervention for Behavior

Response to Intervention (RTI) is a model that focuses on research-based methods of prevention and intervention combined with data-based decision making to improve student behavioral and academic outcomes. The purpose of this certificate is to provide a sequence of courses that prepare school personnel to lead the development, implementation, evaluation, and sustainability of a three-tiered […]

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Surveying Engineering

Changing technologies in the surveying engineering world require working professionals to return to an academic world to expand their knowledge. Professional Land Surveyors with a BS degree in surveying or related field will expand on their undergraduate knowledge. Similarly, professional land surveyors with a non-surveying undergraduate degree will be able to capture knowledge in their […]

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Special Education

A master’s degree (MEd) in special education provides graduates with an understanding of how to apply current evidence-based practices in PreK-12 classrooms for children with special needs. Understanding a child’s needs is essential to ensure that he or she receives the proper attention, assistance and intervention to succeed in school. Our graduates apply best practices […]

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Spatial Informatics

The Master of Science in Spatial Informatics is an all course-work degree program of study that is available only through distance learning. Its goal is to serve place-bound students that desire strong theory, computational, analytical, policy and technical foundations in geographic information science and systems. This graduate degree is the online version of the on-campus […]

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Nursing Education

Nurse educators are registered nurses that are also teachers. They serve as faculty members in schools of nursing, teaching hospitals and sometimes in clinical environments. They develop lesson plans, oversee students’ clinical practices, evaluate educational programs and teach courses. As their experience grows they may advance to administrative roles managing nursing education programs, writing and […]

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