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Distance Education

Powell Hall • University of Maine at Fort Kent • 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, ME 04743

Online Degree Programs

Accounting (Associate of Arts)

The Associate of Arts degree in Accounting prepares students for entry-level positions in Business and Accounting. Through the General Education Requirements, students will be exposed to communication, analytical, technological and scientific skills as well a background in the liberal arts. The Accounting courses prepare the students with the skills of the accounting profession to keep precise financial records, analyze trends, and plot future growth and strategies. The Electives allow students to explore other areas or expand the Accounting Program. Upon graduation, students may then seek employment or continue their studies in a Bachelor's degree.

For more information, please visit the Accounting website.

Allied Health (Bachelor of Arts and Sciences)

The Bachelor of Science with a concentration in Allied Health is a completion degree for licensed or licensure eligible allied health graduates of associate degrees in the numerous allied health disciplines where there is no discipline specific bachelor degree available. This degree allows two-year health degree students the opportunity to advance in their chosen health profession or continue into a graduate program. The curriculum is designed as a “+2” degree allowing students to transfer 50 credits of their professional coursework.

Criminal Justice (Associate of Arts)

The Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice prepares the student for positions in today's most important areas, our safety and security. Safe guarding our homeland and local communities have become a national importance and there is a demand for well-educated and well-qualified individuals to fill the positions. The Criminal Justice program provides the background in the field of Criminology, Criminal Justice, and Security including the legal, procedural, investigative, and sociological aspects of the profession.

For more information, please visit the Criminal Justice website.

Cybersecurity (Bachelor of Science)

The Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity is designed to prepare students to obtain employment in the evolving cybersecurity field or as a course of study leading to graduate studies in cybersecurity.

For more information, please visit the Cybersecurity website.

General Studies (Associate of Arts)

The Associate of Arts in General Studies allows the student to select courses in areas of their choice while providing them a background in Liberal Arts.

For more information, please visit the General Studies website.

Information Security (Associate of Science)

The Associate of Science in Information Security is designed to prepare students to obtain employment in the information security and related fields or as a course of study leading to baccalaureate studies in information security. The program promotes a clearer and deeper understanding of both the security management and technical components of information security for the betterment of humankind and society.

For more information, please visit the Information Security website.

Online RN to BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing)

The RN-to-BSN program is designed for students who are already licensed as RN's and are seeking a BSN degree. With its rural nursing focus, the online RN-to-BSN program at UMFK offers a unique perspective to students. The RN-to-BSN program is designed to prepare professional nurses to meet evolving health care needs of individuals, families, and communities within a complex society.

Self-Designed (Bachelor of Arts and Sciences)

The Bachelor of Arts and Sciences (BAS) gives you the flexibility to explore at your own pace, and discover what interests you. You are not required to complete a specific major, although you must complete 120 semester hours of credit. Because our distance education offerings are varied, they are well suited to the BAS student. Maybe you'll take an anthropology course this semester and perhaps literature and criminal justice courses next time. Our strong liberal arts curriculum also prepares you for entering into a degree program at some point, if that interests you.