Wabanaki Languages

Program Type
Undergraduate Certificate
Undergraduate Certificate
Mode of Study
In Person

Tuition per credit hour

In-state: $297;
Out-of-state: $875. See details and other costs

Credit hours

22-23 required credit hours. Most courses are equal to 3 credit hours. Browse course list

Program duration

Finish in as few as 2 years and 6 months. Explore program requirements


Rolling admissions. Begin program in fall, spring, or summer. View application process & deadlines

Program Highlights

  • Develop your skill set in Wabanaki languages, their linguistic structure, and their revitalization.
  • Make progress toward a degree: Apply course credits from your certificate toward a current or future USM bachelor’s degree.
  • Work closely with faculty and receive one-on-one individualized attention through community involvement and grant-funded research programs.
  • Gain academic credit for skills and knowledge you’ve already acquired through work, community service, or life experience.
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Program requirements

Prepare for a profession deeply committed to studying the Wabanaki language, cultures, and worldviews. Our curriculum covers language courses that focus on culture and contemporary life, listening comprehension, reading, speaking, and writing, setting you up for meaningful roles.

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Nationally distinguished faculty

Take advantage of the liberal arts college atmosphere and extensive interaction with nationally distinguished faculty members, many of whom actively engage students in their grant-funded research. Service learning and internships are also threaded throughout the curriculum.

Next steps

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