Located in Portland but serving students and employers statewide, the University of Maine Graduate & Professional Center brings together programs in law, business, policy, and public health to train the workforce of the future and grow Maine’s economy. The Maine Center and its affiliated programs develop cross-disciplinary, experiential, and market-driven programming for graduate students in its focus disciplines. We also deliver programming tailored to the evolving needs of Maine’s civic, non-profit, business, and legal communities.

Graduate Programs




Policy &

Public Health


Online workshop: How systems thinking can help your business adjust

Event date - July 29, 2020

Event title - Online workshop: How systems thinking can help your business adjust

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Racial Injustice: Uplifting black and brown youth voices

Event date - July 22, 2020

Event title - Racial Injustice: Uplifting black and brown youth voices to inspire change

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Greater Good Webinar: Covid-19 in Rural Communities

Event date - July 14, 2020

Event title - Greater Good webinar: Covid-19 in Rural Communities - The emerging story

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People with expertise in public health, health policy, and epidemiology have never been needed more. The Muskie School of Public Service offers two levels of advanced training in public health – a masters degree and a certificate program – that prepare students to address today’s complex population health and health services needs.

The Maine Center podcast

“The Greater Good” explores complex and emerging issues in law, business, and public policy. The podcast features Maine Center-affiliated students, alumni, faculty, and outside guests. Episode topics include information privacy, rural health, immigration law, regulatory compliance, and more. Visit our podcast page to learn more about this project and listen to the episodes. 

Case Studies


How the people and programs of the Maine Center are innovating education and advancing Maine.

Rural Lawyer Project

Case short title - Rural Lawyer Project

Case short description - Reducing the obstacles rural Mainers face in accessing justice.

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Certificate in Healthcare Quality & Patient Safety

Case short title - Certificate in Healthcare Quality

Case short description - Professional training for managing and mitigating medical mistakes.

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The Maine MBA

Case short title - The Maine MBA

Case short description - Flexible graduate business programming for the modern professional.

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