Do you enjoying helping people and making a significant difference in their lives? Do you look forward to a career that has the potential for professional development and advancement?

The Mental Health and Human Services Program offers the Associate (A.S) and Bachelor’s (B.S) degrees as well as a graduate certificate in Substance Use Disorders to students seeking a career in a variety of social service settings. The program is designed for students to tailor a curriculum to match their career goals, whether that is working with young children, adolescents, adults, and older adults..

In the last 10 years, UMA’s MHHS program has graduated over 1,500 students with various degrees and certifications, approximately 800 were bachelor’s level students. Based upon a 2018 graduate survey, over 85% have gone on to employment in the field.

MHHS Program Overview »

UMA’s mental health and human services program provides a unique opportunity for individuals from all walks of life. They meet you where you are, regardless of where you are.

– Elaina G., ’19

The UMA faculty are very willing to accommodate to the busy lifestyles of the working population.

– Rusty H., ’19

This program will prepare you to be eligible for licensure in the State of Maine. Visit the UMS State Authorization & Licensure page to learn more about the licensure requirements in other states and territories, in addition to the contact information needed to inquire further into the licensure requirements associated with this program.