Programs

Undergraduate Programs

Geography-Anthropology Program

Geography-Anthropology is an interdisciplinary program that emphasizes the integration of the two disciplines through our common interests in the relationship between human populations and their environments, both natural and built. The program offers majors, minors, and opportunities for professional development, including:

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Minors:

Certificates:

Certificate in Applied Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

 


Graduate Programs

Public Health Program

The Public Health program prepares students with the practical knowledge and skills to address today’s complex population health and health services challenges.The program offers a master's degree and related certificates:

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Related Certificates:

Policy, Planning, and Management Program

The Policy, Planning, and Management program prepares students for leadership roles in government, nonprofit organizations, and the private sector by developing a strong, multi-disciplinary foundation of skills and knowledge in the fields of policy, planning, and management. The program offers a master's degree and related certificates:

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Research Institutes and Centers

Through research, analysis, technical assistance and training, the Cutler Institute develops innovative, practical approaches to pressing health and social challenges. The Institute links leading scholarship with policy and practice to improve health care and human services for people in Maine and throughout the U.S.

New Publications

What's New?

Ciolfi, M. L., Griffin, E., Pratt, J., Richards, M., Gildard, S., & Byrne, B. (2016). Living with a brain injury in Maine: Individual experiences, perceptions, and need.  Portland, ME: University of Southern Maine, Muskie School of Public Service.

Lenardson, J. D., Gale, J. A., & Ziller, E. C. (2016). Rural opioid abuse: Prevalence and user characteristics. (PB 63-1). Portland, ME: University of Southern Maine, Muskie School of Public Service, Maine Rural Health Research Center.

Snow, K. I., Gressani, T., Olsen, L., McGuire, C., Bratesman, S., Mauney, K., & Theriault, J. (2016). Adults using long term services and supports: Population and service use trends in Maine, SFY 2014. (Chartbook). Portland, ME: University of Southern Maine, Muskie School of Public Service.

Talbot, J. A., Ziller, E. C., & Szlocek, D. (2016). Mental health first aid in rural communities: Appropriateness and outcomes. Journal of Rural Health. doi: 10.1111/jrh.12173.

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