Maine’s distinguished Muskie School of Public Service combines an extensive applied research and technical assistance portfolio with rigorous academic programs. In addition to preparing students for successful careers in public service, Muskie’s graduate programs strengthen the civil life of our Maine community.
Choose Your Path to Success
MPPM & MPH
Designed for working professionals and pre-career students who aspire to professional roles in a range of policy arenas.
Combine a MPPM or MPH degree with another graduate degree to build a unique skillset that will help you stand out from the competition.
Choose from seven different graduate-level certificates to gain the specific skills you need to advance your career.
Applied Research and Evaluation Methods
Covers data acquisition, analysis, and presentation, choosing and applying statistical techniques to real-world problems, and practical application of analytical tools.
Community Planning and Sustainable Development
Northern New England’s only certificate providing students with planning preparation. Also covers sustainability, land use and environmental regulation, economic development, and working with the public.
Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety
A solid foundation of knowledge and skills in health literacy and communication, quality improvement, and patient safety. Offers students the opportunity to pursue interests in health systems, basic public health sciences, and data analysis and translation.
For present and future policy analysts, political activists, community leaders to better understand public policy development, research, and evaluation, as well as how to produce better outcomes.
How the programs and people of the Maine Center are innovating education and advancing Maine.
Case short title - Rural Lawyers
Case short description - Reducing the obstacles rural Mainers face in accessing justice.read more
Case short title - Certificate in Healthcare Quality
Case short description - Professional training for managing and mitigating medical mistakes.read more
Case short title - The Maine MBA
Case short description - Flexible graduate business programming for the modern professional.read more