The Professional Studies program at the University of Maine at Farmington gives you the opportunity to pursue a general education program while also acquiring valuable career proficiency. Designed for maximum flexibility, it offers real-world skills designed to match the skill sets that employers tell us they’re looking for in today’s college graduates.

The UMF Professional Studies program may be ideal if you’re transferring to the University of Maine at Farmington from another college or if you’re returning to college after several years to complete your degree.

The Professional Studies program includes completion of a set of Core Requirements, an 18 credit Concentration chosen in consultation with your advisor, and the opportunity to complete a Minor, based on your interests and future goals.

Save more than $5,500 per year in tuition. This University of Maine at Farmington program qualifies for the NEBHE Tuition Break.

Through the NEBHE Tuition Break program, students from Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont receive a $5,670 tuition discount on all UMF degree programs.

Developing core skills essential in today’s workplace

In the Professional Studies program, you’ll get to choose from a broad selection of skills-based courses to fulfill your Core Requirements.

Students complete courses from at least four of the following areas:

  • A course to develop Communication skills
  • A course to develop Technology skills
  • A course to develop Creativity
  • A course to develop Quantitative skills
  • A course to develop Critical reading skills
  • A course to develop Leadership or Business skills

Contact Us

Office of Admissions
University of Maine at Farmington
246 Main Street
Farmington, Maine USA 04938-1994
tel  207-778-7050
fax  207-778-8182
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