The University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School of Public Service is a partner program in the Maine Center academic consortium. This webpage presents an overview of the programs offered by the school and links to additional detail on the Muskie School website.
About the School
The University of Southern Maine’s 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, public health, and the non-profit sphere, Muskie’s graduate programs strengthen the civic life of our Maine community. Muskie School degrees are well-suited to working professionals who may need to take classes in the evenings or complete their degree on a part-time basis. Many of the Muskie School classes can be taken online and four of the certificates can be completed 100% online. You can learn more about the school here.
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.
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. This certificate can be completed 100% online.
Event date - April 12, 2021
Event title - Inspired Innovators: How Women Rise
Event descriptions - We are pleased to welcome Sally Helgesen, international best-selling author, speaker, and leadership coach.read more
Event date - March 2, 2021
Event title - Inspired Innovators: Speech rights in the age of the internet
Event descriptions - In this talk, we'll explore the inherent conflict between American free speech values and the realities of the “private square” (e.g., social media platforms).read more
Event date - November 19, 2020
Event title - Inspired Innovators: Stakeholder Capitalism - Reinventing Business to Both Serve and Succeed
Event descriptions - Inspired Innovators is a new speaker series focused on topics that inspire all of us to reach for continuous improvements.read more