Our office partners with academic disciplines to offer Early College specific webinars for high school students and their families.

Join us each Wednesday in April from 6-7 PM to learn about select majors and related careers, courses you can take now as an Early College student, and to meet current UMA faculty. Click on the programs below to explore the webinar featured majors and to download Early College PDFs for your programs of interest.

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An empty courtroom Justice Studies at UMA delivers a program of study for students who aspire to learn the principles of the criminal justice professions and the practice of law. Coursework in the Foundations of Criminal Justice begins the journey of understanding our justice and legal systems in the United States. UMA faculty will lead the learner toward the critical courses that reside at the core of our democracy.

Presenters: Noel March and Sharon McMahon Sawyer

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Student with a laptopAre you interested in a career serving others? Are you thinking about a career in the fields of counseling, social work, psychology or substance abuse treatment? The UMA Mental Health and Human Services Program has created a 12 credit pathway for you to learn more about the field of mental health, social sciences, substance use treatment and human services.

Presenter: Wendy St Pierre

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Students in aviation simulatorManned and unmanned Aviation Studies at UMA delivers a program of study for students who aspire to be pilots. Remotely piloted aircraft students also learn how to design, build, and maintain both fixed wing and quadcopter aircraft. They design systems with video and telemetry equipment and learn how to fly commercial missions

With the growing demand for commercial manned and unmanned pilots, the future for graduates of UMA’s Aviation programs soars to new heights.

Presenter: Dan Leclair

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Nusing student at Maine General HospitalUMA’s Nursing Program prepares students for professional nursing positions in a variety of health care settings. Students earn a bachelor’s of science degree in nursing that prepares them for the nursing licensing exam. The UMA Nursing Program also focuses on wellness, self-care, and holistic nursing practice. Upon graduation, nursing students are also eligible for the Holistic Nursing Certification exam.

Early College students interested in pursuing Nursing can begin by taking the suggested coursework (see PDF). Interested students should familiarize themselves with nursing admissions requirements.

Presenters: Terry Colby and Shannon Gauvin

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Can’t make it to a live session? Don’t worry! We’ll be posting the recorded webinar to the Early College website at a later date.