MHRT/C Certificate Admissions
Minimum Requirements: Criteria for admission include successful completion of a bachelor’s degree and relevant professional experience. To earn a certificate, students must complete 75 percent of the required coursework at USM, and earn a grade of B (3.0) or better in each course.
Persons with a bachelor’s degree and one year direct experience in the mental health field may apply for the five-course sequence.
Application Deadline: Rolling admissions.
Candidates should submit all application materials to the USM Office of Graduate Admissions, PO Box 9300, Portland, ME 04104-9300 by the application deadline.
A complete application consists of:
- Completed application form (pdf)
- Nonrefundable processing fee of $25.00, payable to USM
- Official Transcripts or copies of official transcripts from all colleges and universities from which you received a degree
- Current Resume
- Personal Statement
Your application is reviewed when all materials have been submitted. Please allow 4-6 weeks for processing and admission decision once an application is complete.