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

Graduate Programs





Professional Education

Our Executive Education and Professional Development offerings can take your career to the next level.

Participants use design tools, skills, and exercises to stimulate thinking and analysis of real business challenges. Details

The latest in our “Entrepreneurship in the Blue Economy” series of networking events and interactive panel discussions focused on growing Maine’s seafood industry and food economy.Details


The Maine Center fosters Maine’s productive and innovative spirit through a variety of events and competitions.

Case Studies


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

Rural Lawyers

Case short title - Rural Lawyers

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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