Professional Development 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. This discount is automatically applied when you register online. 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 usmpdp@maine.edu or by phone at (207) 780-5900.

Affiliate Highlight

“PDA is thrilled to have an affiliate with USM’s Professional Development Program. The program brings value in our business by providing continuing education for our emerging leaders, current leadership and employees just wanting to enhance their skillset. The variety of courses and certificates offered provides our employees with more knowledge and ability to apply or enhance their skillsets which aids us in our ability to keep our employees fresh, motivated, engaged, and more effective. Providing employees with an opportunity to be in a classroom setting using real business examples has proven successful with growth and development of the staff. Happy employees fosters a positive culture, which in turn, has a positive impact to our customers.”

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