Whether you’re seeking to earn the credentials, knowledge and skill sets to climb the ladder at your current school, to become a more valuable educator wherever you choose, or to be the kind of educator other teachers want to emulate, the University of Maine at Farmington can help you get there.

Well-known for excellence in teacher education, the University of Maine at Farmington (UMF) offers a number of post-secondary education programs for teaching professionals, including four on-campus Master’s degree programs, 10 different Graduate Certificate programs, a 100% online Master’s program, a Special Education Alternative Route to Certification and more.

The Division of Graduate & Continuing Education is at the center of UMF’s commitment to collaboration with teachers working in Maine’s Pre K-12 schools. This commitment finds life in programs that have a long history of quality, as well as new programs that are developed each year in response to needs voiced by the Pre K-12 community.

The University of Maine at Farmington is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).


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Master’s Degree Programs

The University offers four Master’s degree programs and one strictly online program through UMaineOnline.

Graduate Certificate Programs

Our Graduate Certificate Programs are a series of related graduate courses designed to provide a concentrated, cohesive area of study. Successful completion enables you to achieve specified learning objectives and competencies in a defined field of study.

Non-Degree Graduate Programs

The UMF Division of Graduate & Continuing Education offers other professional programs and courses.

Continuing Education

The Division of Graduate & Continuing Education offers a number of Continuing Education courses. We currently have three courses available for Spring 2020 that may be of particular interest to non-traditional aged, undergraduate students. More courses will be added as they become available.

Continuing Education

Professional Development

UMF also offers Professional Development opportunities throughout the year to support practicing educators in their career growth. Recent conferences and workshops have included The National Math Coaching Conference, The Assistive Technology Summit, and Decoding & The Struggling Reader Workshops.

See our Upcoming Events for upcoming Professional Development Opportunities.

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Contact Us

Have a question, need some information, want to stop by to visit in person? Just contact us. We’re generally open Monday – Friday, 8am – 4:30pm (EST).

Division of Graduate & Continuing Education
University of Maine at Farmington
Theo Kalikow Education Center
186 High Street
Farmington, Maine 04938
tel 207-778-7502
fax 207-778-8134
TDD/TYY 207-778-7000
gradstudies@maine.edu

Mailing address:
Division of Graduate & Continuing Education
University of Maine at Farmington
111 South Street
Farmington, Maine 04938