Education, Human Services & Social and Behavioral Sciences


Do you want to shape the future and help others?

Our degrees will prepare you to be employed in entry level jobs in education settings or social service program. You can also continue to a baccalaureate institution by using our transfer agreements.

About Our Education, Human Services, and Social and Behavioral Sciences Pathway

Let’s make a difference in the lives of others through our human development and behavior programs that offer what you need to succeed. Our programs provide the foundational skills and experience for you to enter directly into rewarding careers or continue your education in fields such as teaching, mental health, social work, and more.

What training and programs are available?

EMCC is a leader in delivering short-term training courses that provide learners with opportunities to earn digital badges. When a business approaches us with a need, we’re ready to respond.

Visit our non-credit and continuing education opportunities to find the perfect training opportunity!

Associate Degrees & Certificates

Earn a degree or certificate and enter the workforce or continue your education at a four-year college.


92% of EMCC graduates get a job or continue their education within 3 months of graduation.

EMCC graduates have started their careers at top-notch employers such as:

  • Local schools
  • Family childcare
  • Acadia hospital
  • Northern Light Health system
  • St. Joseph’s Healthcare system
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Eastern Maine Development Corporation
  • CareerCenter


EMCC graduates have used our transfer agreements to continue their education at:

  • Husson University
  • University of Maine
  • University of Maine Augusta
  • University of Maine at Farmington
  • University of Maine Presque Isle,
  • University of Maine at Machias,
  • Husson University
  • Saint Joseph College

EMCC is…


At just $96 per credit hour, and EMCC education is the best investment you’ll ever make.


EMCC cares about your success. If you need support, we offer a wide-range of services free of charge!


You’re not just a number at EMCC. Our faculty and staff will get to know you, and you’ll have an abundance of opportunities to meet new people who will become lifelong friends.


You’ll learn by doing at EMCC. Our well-equipped labs and shops are the perfect places to hone the skills you’ll need for your chosen profession.


Located just a minute’s drive from I-95, we’re easy to get to from almost anywhere


EMCC offers some programs and courses online and general education courses are available at various times throughout the week.