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Distance Education

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Online Degree Programs

Accounting (Associate of Arts)

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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.

Accounting (Bachelor of Science)

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The Bachelor of Science in Business Management with a concentration in Accounting degree fosters excellence in promoting and understanding of accounting and finance principles and applications as it relates to the accounting profession. The program prepares the student for entry level accounting positions in the workforce as well as continuing their education for a M.A. in Accounting or Business Management.

For more information, please visit the Accounting website.

Allied Health (Associate of Science)

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The Associate of Science in Allied Health with a concentration in Health Information Technology is a 2-year, Associate of Science degree designed to prepare graduates to assume roles in allied health specialties. The University of Maine Fort Kent intends to build upon its highly successful nursing program offerings to broadly serve the health care workforce needs of northern and rural Maine. It will address workforce development needs in Maine's health care industry - Maine's fastest growing career field.

For more information, please visit the Allied Health website.

Allied Health (Bachelor of Arts and Sciences)

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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.

For more information, please visit the Allied Health website.

Conservation Law Enforcement (Associate of Arts)

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The Conservation Law Enforcement program prepares students to be entry-level conservation laws enforcement officers who will function successfully as professionals in the Maine Department of conservation, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and other related agencies.

For more information, please visit the Conservation Law Enforcement website.

Criminal Justice (Associate of Arts)

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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)

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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.

Emergency Management / Homeland Security (Associate of Arts)

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The Associate of Arts in Emergency Management/Homeland Security program at UMFK offers a liberal arts education with an emphasis in public administration, emergency management and public safety. The degree program is designed to prepare students academically with professional skills to seek employment or advancement in public service, governmental and nongovernmental management and public safety, including law enforcement, and the criminal justice system at the federal, state, regional and local levels.

For more information, please visit the Emergency Management / Homeland Security website.

General Studies (Associate of Arts)

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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.

Health Information Technology (Associate of Science)

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The Associate of Science in Allied Health with a concentration in Health Information Technology is a 2-year, Associate of Science degree designed to prepare graduates to assume roles in allied health specialties. The University of Maine Fort Kent intends to build upon its highly successful nursing program offerings to broadly serve the health care workforce needs of northern and rural Maine. It will address workforce development needs in Maine's health care industry - Maine's fastest growing career field.

For more information, please visit the Health Information Technology website.

Healthcare Administration (Bachelor of Science)

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Bachelor of Science in Business Management with a concentration in Healthcare Administration degree is designed to prepare students to become leaders in the healthcare management field by developing financial, human resource and management skills needed to become an effective administrator.

For more information, please visit the Healthcare Administration website.

Information Security (Associate of Science)

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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.

RN to BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing)

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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.

For more information, please visit the RN to BSN website.

Rural Public Safety Administration (Bachelor of Science)

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The Rural Public Safety Administration program is designed to prepare students academically with professional skills to seek employment or advancement in public service, governmental and non-governmental management, and public safety including law enforcement and the criminal justice system at the federal, state, regional, and local levels. Students may use previous applicable college course work to meet program requirements and may also apply for work-experience credits and use these to meet program requirements.

For more information, please visit the Rural Public Safety Administration website.

Self-Designed (Bachelor of Arts and Sciences)

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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.

For more information, please visit the Self-Designed website.