Information for Current (and Prospective) Students
The Maine Studies track in the Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies is no longer accepting applications. Information about the program remains here for current students and archival purposes only.
This page contains information and resources for current students, especially in the MAIS degree. In addition to materials specific to the Maine Studies Program, there are links to Graduate School documents and pages with more information.
Here are a couple of quick links:
- Information on the MA in Interdisciplinary Studies [UMaine Graduate School]
- Information on the Bachelor of University Studies [Division of Lifelong Learning]
More detailed information can be found by clicking on the various sections below.
Overview of MES Degrees
Overview of the undergraduate and graduate degrees offered by the Maine Studies Program.
Frequently Asked Questions
A guide to information about Maine Studies degrees and courses, based on the questions we typically get.
Maine Studies faculty, including those who teach graduate courses and can act as advisory committee members.
Planning Your Coursework
Advice for selecting courses for the MAIS degree, with examples of possible course plans for students.
The Program of Study
The Program of Study (POS) is required for all graduate students, and must be completed by the 12th credit of coursework.
The Master's Project
Information about the master’s project, the final step in the MAIS degree. Includes a link to the project proposal form.
This section lists undergraduate and graduate courses that may be used for Maine Studies degrees.
MES 598 - Directed Study
Information on MES 598, Directed Study in Maine Studies, including requirements and a link to the course proposal form.
The Advisory Committee
MA students writing a thesis require an advisory committee of three faculty members. This section explains this requirement.
Profiles of MAIS Graduates
This page lists all of our graduates and their master’s projects over the years.
Links to important university resources, as well as external information and sources.
Links to Forms
Direct links to critical forms, including the POS plus proposals for MES 598 and IDS 699.
MES offers two degrees for undergraduates: a track in the Bachelor of University Studies (BUS) degree, and a minor in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. This section provides information and links for those degrees.