Maine Masters in Education Programs

The Pine Tree State might be one of the less populous states in the US, but Maine will always have a demand for great educators and administrators. If you are looking to earn a Master’s degree in Education then the list of nationally accredited colleges and universities below should help you with your decision.

University of Maine
College of Education and Human Development

The University of Maine is located in Orono, Maine. The College of Education and Human Development at the University offers a wide variety of Masters’s level programs in Education.

Their Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program is designed for graduates of four-year degree programs in liberal arts and sciences. It includes all courses and internships required to for teacher certification in Maine at the secondary level (7-12) as well as for foreign languages (K-12).

The Counselor Education program offers two different Master of Education degrees. The M.Ed. in School Counseling prepares students for certification and careers as school counselors. The M.Ed. in Mental Health Counseling prepares graduates for a career as a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC).

The school also offers a Master of Education in Educational Leadership for PK-12. The program prepares leaders and administrators.

University of Maine’s M.Ed in Elementary Education and Secondary Education (Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction) prepares elementary, middle school, and high school teachers to for leadership roles while they continue to teach. The Master of Science in Elementary and Secondary Education (Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction) is a thesis program designed more for practicing teachers who intend to pursue a doctoral program in a related field.

The University of Main offers a Master of Education in Student Development in Higher Education. This degree prepares graduates for a variety of entry level positions in student affairs at the post-secondary level.

The College of Education and Human Development offers a Master of Science in Human Development. The program prepares graduates for professional practice in agencies that serve children, adolescents, adults, and families.

The University of Maine offers many more Master’s programs in Education. Some of the other Master’s level specialty areas include:

  • Instructional Technology
  • Kinesiology and Physical Education
  • Science Education
  • Literacy Education
  • Social Studies Education
  • Special Education

The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Maine Department of Education

Contact Information

5766 Shibles Hall
Orono, ME 04469
(207) 581-2441