Professional Development Programs

Veterans Benefits for Professional Development Certificate Programs

GI Bill Benefits Approved Professional Development Certificate Programs

Gi BillMany of the noncredit/CEU certificate programs offered by USM Professional and Continuing Education are approved for the use of U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits, but not all. In order to qualify for approval, completing the program or workshop must lead to a specific vocational/occupational outcome.

Approved Programs

Currently the following Professional Development Certificate Programs are approved for the use of GI Bill benefits:

If a program you are interested in is not currently approved for the use of U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Benefit, please contact Veteran Services at 207-780-4826.

To use your VA Educational Benefits for one of these programs, please contact Veterans Services at after you have registered for the certificate program. To register for the certificate program, please contact Professional & Continuing Education Student Services Center by phone at 207-780-5900 or in person.


Affiliate Highlight

“PDA is thrilled to have an affiliate with USM’s Professional Development Program. The program brings value in our business by providing continuing education for our emerging leaders, current leadership and employees just wanting to enhance their skillset. The variety of courses and certificates offered provides our employees with more knowledge and ability to apply or enhance their skillsets which aids us in our ability to keep our employees fresh, motivated, engaged, and more effective. Providing employees with an opportunity to be in a classroom setting using real business examples has proven successful with growth and development of the staff. Happy employees fosters a positive culture, which in turn, has a positive impact to our customers.”

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