Majors and Concentrations


As a Biology major at UMM, you learn in the classroom and lab as well as the unique outdoors of coastal Maine. more >>

Business and Entrepreneurial Studies

Our Business and Entrepreneurial Studies program emphasizes professional skills and entrepreneurial values. Entrepreneurship infuses and inspires the curriculum, from introductory business and marketing courses through capstone courses in entrepreneurship and real world experience. more >>

College Studies

The University of Maine at Machias also offers a Bachelor's in College Studies (BCS), a major for those with unique program needs. The BCS helps UMM maintain its flexibility. By design it meets the special needs of non-traditional, returning, and traditional-aged students who are not otherwise served by existing programs. more >>


Teacher education has a proud tradition in Downeast Maine. UMM graduates become enlightened teachers, drawing on a strong educational foundation in content and a knowledge of students and how they learn. more >>

English, Creative Writing, and Book Arts

The UMM campus enjoys a location on the rugged coast of Downeast Maine, a setting that has long inspired poets, writers, A scenic photo of the rocky shore and three spruce trees and artists. In keeping with this tradition, the English, Creative Writing, and Book Arts program offers a solid education in the appreciation and practice of the literary arts in an atmosphere of unrushed creativity and independence. more >>

Environmental Recreation and Tourism Management

From day one, you will have the opportunities to plan, organize, and run campus and community activities including sports programs, ski and canoe races and trips, the Haunted Forest, Casino Night, and many other excursions on and off campus. more >>

Environmental Studies

The world needs environmentalists! There are many opportunities for you to contribute. UMM's unique location is ideal to get you started in the field of environmental studies. more >>

Interdisciplinary Fine Arts

Interdisciplinary Fine Arts at UMM is a unique small program that allows students to work on all the fine arts, both separately in individual classes and in combined seminars and projects. Students specialize and generalize at the same time. They work with other students and faculty, collaborating on works of art from theater performances to multimedia installations. more >>

Liberal Studies

Our Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies allows for an optional concentration in Psychology, Mental Health and Rehabilitation, Allied Health, or Marine Biology. more >> (PDF)

Marine Biology

From the very beginning of your academic career at UMM, you will work closely with your instructors both in the laboratory and in the field. We offer unique opportunities for student- centered undergraduate research, examining local marine organisms and their ecosystems. more >>

Psychology and Community Studies

The Psychology & Community Studies major is an interdisciplinary program through which you can explore human communities and learn how to understand, manage, and promote change. more >>

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