School of Education and Human Development

We are dedicated to supporting equity and excellence in education and human development through our academic and professional development programs, community partnerships, and research. We offer bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees as well as graduate certificates. Learn more about School of Education and Human Development.

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Undergraduate students at their student teaching internship.

Undergraduate Teacher Education

Our program allows you to combine education courses and student teaching experience with a major in the liberal arts, sciences, or a foreign language.
Graduate teacher education students.

Graduate Teacher Education

Our programs include general teacher certification as well as specialties: literacy, montessori, special education, and teaching English as a second language.
Students studying online.

Online Graduate Programs

Complete your degree on a part-time or full-time basis — from home!
Student reading outside.

This Summer: Earn Course Credit for Recertification or Your Degree

View our guide for education and human development courses the satisfy recertification requirements — or give you a jump start on your degree.

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Our Graduate Programs

We offer programs in the fields of teaching, K-12 school leadership, adult and higher education, counseling, educational and school psychology, and public policy.
Interested graduate students at an Information Session for the School of Education and Human Development.

Connect With Us

Questions about our graduate programs? We'd love to meet you and tell you more! Our Information Sessions are an excellent way to learn more about USM.
Gorham campus.

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The best way to get to know the University is to visit one of our beautiful campuses. Register for a campus tour or an open house.