Prepare for a career in education by completing one of several degree plans through courses, fieldwork, service learning, and student teaching. Education faculty will assist you in gaining content knowledge, teaching skills, and developing personal qualities necessary to the changing classroom of the 21st century.

Embedded in each teacher education pathway are robust courses, field experiences, service learning, and collaboration with peers and faculty that help you to develop the necessary competencies of Maine’s Common Core Teaching Standards.

UMA is unique in offering distance learning for aspiring teachers. You can earn your degree in a range of places, times, and circumstances by taking classes on-site, online, and/or at one of our statewide UMA Centers. No matter where you are in Maine, we have options that will suit you.

Upon successful completion of all program and state requirements, graduates will be eligible to apply for Maine Teacher Certification.

Education Program Overview »