Strengthen your behavioral health credentials

Academic Degrees and Certificate Programs

Are you seeking to strengthen your behavioral health credentials to work with communities in Maine? If so, the professional development information listed below can provide you with the tools you need to gain new skills.

Introducing Behavioral Health Careers to High School Students

Many exciting career opportunities await today's high school students as Maine expects to see rapid job growth within the behavioral health field. The Maine Behavioral Health Workforce Development Collaborative (MBHWDC) in collaboration with the University of Maine at Augusta has developed a presentation and curriculum highlighting the many education and career path opportunities. Learn more.

Associate Degrees:

A.A. in Behavioral Sciences: University of Maine at Fort Kent
A.A.S. in Human Services: Southern Maine Community College
A.A.S. in Behavioral Health Studies: York County Community College
A.A.S. in Human Services: Central Maine Community College
A.A.S. in Human Services: Eastern Maine Community College
A.A.S. in Human Services (MHRT/C Track): Washington County Community College
A.A.S. in Mental Health: Kennebec Valley Community College
A.A.S. in Occupational Therapy Assistant: Kennebec Valley Community College
A.S. in Mental Health and Human Services: University of Maine at Augusta
A.S. in Human Services-Mental Health Concentration: University of Maine at Fort Kent

Bachelor Degrees:

B.A. in Psychology (MHRT Counseling Track): University of Maine Farmington
B.A. in Psychology (Mental Health Rehabilitation Minor): University of New England
B.A. in Psychology and Community Studies: University of Maine at Machias
B.A. in Social and Behavioral Sciences (MHRT/C Track): University of Southern Maine, Lewiston-Auburn College
B.A. in Social Work: University of Maine
B.A. in Social Work: University of Southern Maine
B.S. in Mental Health and Human Services (MHRT Track): University of Maine at Augusta
B.S. in Behavioral and Social Sciences: University of Maine at Fort Kent
B.S. in Psychology: Husson University
B.S. in Rehabilitation Services (MHRT Track): University of Maine Farmington
B.S./B.S.W. (MHRT Track): University of Maine
B.S.W.: University of Maine Presque Isle
B.S.W.: University of New England

Master Degrees:

GCSUD - Graduate Certificate in Substance Use Disorders: University of Maine at Augusta
M.Ed. in Counselor Education: University of Maine
M.O.T. Occupational Therapy-Mental Health concentration: University of Southern Maine
M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Husson University
M.S. in Community Mental Health and Mental Health Counseling: Southern New Hampshire University
M.S. in Counseling: University of Southern Maine
M.S. in Mental Health Counseling: Husson University
M.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling (MHRT/C Track): University of Southern Maine
M.S. Nursing - Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner concentration: University of Southern Maine
M.S.W.: University of Maine
M.S.W.: University of New England
M.S.W.: University of Southern Maine

Behavioral Health Professional Certification:

Saco River Education
Woodfords Family Services

Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician/
Community Certification Programs:

Amethyst Training and Consulting, Inc.
Community Mental Health Certificate, York County Community College
Counselor Education Program, University of Southern Maine
Kennebec Valley Community College
Newhouse Training
Southern Maine Community College
University of Maine at Augusta
University of Maine in collaboration with University of Maine at Machias, Any Degree with a Counseling Minor
University of Maine at Fort Kent, Behavioral Health MHRT/C Concentration certificate, both academic and non-credit options online
University of Maine at Machias, Any Degree with a Counseling Minor and a stand-alone certificate option

Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician-I Certification Program:

The Muskie School of Public Service, University of Southern Maine

Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician/Crisis Service Provider Certification Program:

The Muskie School of Public Service, University of Southern Maine

Mental Health Support Specialist Training Program:

The Muskie School of Public Service, University of Southern Maine

Free Online Resource for Trainers of Adult Learner

Muskie The Center for Learning - Online Training Portal

State Licensing Boards:

Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors
Counseling Professionals Licensure
Maine State Board of Nursing
Board of Examiners of Psychologists
State Board of Social Worker Licensure

Note: This list might not be fully inclusive of all available degrees and certificate programs.