Our flexible year-round courses help you stay on track to graduate on time — or even sooner. Are you transferring from another college or university, or returning to complete your degree while working full-time? We’ll ensure eligible college credits and life experience are counted toward your degree.

Staying on track

While you’ll take most courses during the Fall and Spring semesters, you can also complete credits over the Summer and Winter. Flexibility means that many courses are offered online, all year!

Courses offered during each Fall and Spring semester

Summer & Winter session courses each year

Online courses throughout the year

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Summer and Winter Session

Get a head start or catch up on requirements. We offer hundreds of courses during Summer session as well as dozens during Winter session — and many are online!

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Award-winning advising program

Earning your degree is a journey, and we’ll be right there with you. To kick things off, you’ll meet with your Professional Advisor for one-on-one guidance in course selection and degree planning.

Looking for ways to save time on your degree? One of the options below may be right for you.
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High school students

Get a head start on college and earn college credits with our Early Study Aspirations Program. It’s an academic-year program for qualified high school juniors and seniors to enroll in courses at USM. Plus, you can gain college experience before you graduate from high school.

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Transfer students

You’ll get support throughout the transfer process. Our Admissions Office will review your transcript and offer guidance with program and course selection. After you are admitted, we’ll complete an official transfer credit evaluation to ensure your credits are utilized and applied appropriately.

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Adult students

Gain academic credit for skills and knowledge you’ve acquired through work, community service, or life experience. The Credit for Prior Learning team offers qualified students exams, reviews of professional credentials, and an academic portfolio process, all of which can save you time and money as you earn your degree.

Do you need more information? Our friendly Admissions team is happy to help!

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