Professional Development Programs

Certificate Programs

Certificate Programs


Successfully completing a certificate program demonstrates your commitment to the field, your motivation to improve your skills, and your discipline to work toward a specific goal. Our programs are recognized throughout the region and will be an asset to your resume as well as to your skill-set.

Start a certificate program in three easy steps:

  1. Choose your certificate program below and follow the link to the program page.
  2. Select your first class(es) from the courses listed at the bottom of the page. Add the course(es) to your cart then checkout to register and pay. When you register for 3 classes at one time you automatically receive a 20% discount. If you are registering for 7 or more classes at one time, please call (207) 780-5900 for assistance.
  3. Enroll in the program using the button in the upper right corner on the certificate program page. You’ll create an account that will allow you to track your progress in the program and receive program updates.

List of Certificate Programs:

If you have questions about a specific certificate program or course, contact us by email at or by phone at (207) 780-5900.


The University of Maine System does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status and gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities.  Please contact Lynda Dec, CHRO & Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX support for USM 45 Exeter Street, Portland, ME, 207.262.7911, Email: with questions or concerns.