Do you want to care for people as they experience health challenges, even save lives? Does the medical field make you excited?

About Our Health Science Pathway

Caring for people as they experience health challenges and saving lives defines our Health Sciences offerings give you the skills and compassion to go on to successful careers in allied health fields.  These careers include nurses, radiographers, cardiovascular technologists, respiratory therapists, nutritionists, medical assistants, surgical technicians, and emergency medical technicians. You can step directly into the workforce or continue your education by earning advanced degrees in your chosen health fields.

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:

  • Convenient MD
  • Northern Light – Eastern Maine Medical Center
  • Northern Light – Maine Coast Memorial Hospital
  • Northern Light – Mayo Hospital
  • Millinocket Regional Hospital
  • Penobscot Community Health Center
  • Penobscot Valley Hospital
  • St. Joseph Hospital


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

  • Colby-Sawyer College
  • Husson University
  • St. Joseph College
  • Thomas College
  • University of Maine
  • University of Maine at Augusta
  • University of Maine at Fort Kent

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.