Workforce and Professional Development


For Learners:

The Workforce and Professional Development Department at Eastern Maine Community College is passionate about preparing learners for educational and professional success. The Workforce and Professional Development Department is uniquely equipped to connect students from all walks of life to the education, training, and career paths they desire that will lead them to in-demand, well-paying jobs in the communities in which they live. The Workforce Department strives to engage learners at all stages of their professional personal journeys, providing access to entry-level short-term training, certification, licensure, and degree pathways, and continuing professional development and recertification opportunities.

We will help you to determine a professional path to meet your goals with realistic steps to take toward personal and professional success. 

Explore our Current and Upcoming offerings on our Workforce Courses & Programs Enrollment page and fill out an interest form to start your enrollment!

For Employers:

The Workforce and Professional Development Department at Eastern Maine Community College is designed to engage with local and statewide companies, large and small, help identify any training and business needs, and support you to develop a sustainable workforce. Our team will be your partner in designing, facilitating, and even hosting educational experiences and specialized trainings to help to meet the current and future needs of your organization.

From entry-level skilled workers to senior-level leadership, we can create educational solutions that keep your workforce engaged and prepared to reach your strategic goals.

Submit an Inquiry Form below to contact the Workforce Development Department at EMCC about your training needs and ideas and start training your workforce!

For Non-profit Organizations:

The Workforce and Professional Development Department at Eastern Maine Community College can help you raise awareness about your organization’s mission through various modalities of educational experiences. Our team of will collaborate with you to create experiences that engage community members, business owners, learners, and other organizations, offering opportunities to learn about your organization and mission and even earn a virtual badge upon completion. Virtual badges can be branded to your organization and used as a versatile marketing tool for both employers and job seekers.

Let us help you get your mission and vision heard by members of our community!

If you are interested in hearing more about what we can do to support your organization, please submit and Inquiry Form below and get your campaign off the ground!

To connect with a member of the Workforce Development Department directly, please email or call:  |  (207) 974-4665