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Social Science Concentrations & Certificates

The UMA Social Science program offers a number of areas of concentration to students who are taking courses for the B.A. in Social Science, and further organizes course content for students regardless of whether they are pursuing a Social Science degree.


The Gerontology and Psychology concentrations in the Social Science program at the University of Maine at Augusta are designed for Social Science B.A. students who wish to focus their study in one substantive area, with that choice of focus reflected on an official transcript.

Education Pathways

The University of Maine at Augusta provides pathways to Maine teacher certification in Early Childhood Education (B-5), Elementary Education (K-8), Secondary Education (7-12), and Special Education (K-12). Learn more about teacher preparation pathways at UMA here.


At UMA, a certificate may be pursued in conjunction with any other degree program. The Social Media Certificate relies strongly on social science curricula and is coordinated from within the social science program.

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