Individual Courses

The University of Southern Maine (USM) offers a wide spectrum of undergraduate and graduate courses year-round — and you don't have to be admitted into a USM degree program to register for one. Whether you are catching up on requirements or acquiring new skills, we have flexible options that fit busy schedules.


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Convenient Online Courses

Get the flexibility you need to take classes from anywhere, on your own schedule. We offer over 650 online courses throughout the year. Whether you’re completing a degree or certificate program, or enhancing your professional skill set, an online course is a practical way to advance your standing.

Meet Our Accomplished Faculty

Connect with dedicated professors who are highly accomplished in their fields and actively engaged in our communities. Our faculty provide students with valuable learning opportunities, including internships, research, and service learning projects throughout the southern Maine region. As teachers, mentors, and advisors, they are committed to supporting your academic goals.

USM by the Numbers

160+ online courses
1400+ fall courses, including 200+ courses online
1400+ spring courses, including 180+ courses online
500+ summer courses, including 150+ courses online

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