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.


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"Sappi believes our professionals deserve the opportunity to grow and develop, which is why we are delighted to participate in USM’s Professional Development Training.  They offer a variety of courses that are relevant and important for any professional.  After taking part in the program, we routinely see our employees apply their new knowledge and ideas to our organization, making Sappi even more productive, efficient and effective." 

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