An Associate's degree in Education provides a theoretical and practical foundation of study towards careers in education, social services, and other education-based careers.
 
Examples of entry-level job titles:
Educational Technician; Education Paraprofessional; Instructional Aide; Paraeducator; Teaching Assistant
 
*Applicants to an education program should be aware that a criminal background check may be required while they are enrolled in the program, or as a condition of employment in the field; certain internship and/or practicum sites, such as schools, child care facilities, may limit or deny clinical privileges to those who have a prior or current criminal record; and certain licensing boards may refuse to issue a license to practice based upon prior or current criminal offense(s).  
 
Maine State Childcare Regulations also must be met. Some examples include: must be 18 years of age, "a history of honest and lawful conduct," allegations of child abuse, convictions of substance abuse to name a few.
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Bachelor degree options in Maine
The listings below are only suggestions and are subject to change. It is always best to check directly with the college for the most current information. [last update: Dec 13]
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(minor) Educational Studies
(minor) Teacher Education
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(minor) Education Studies/Teaching
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Educational Studies
(minor) Education, Professional Certification

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Educational Studies: Career & Technical Education (Bangor only)
Elementary Education
Health Education (Bangor only)
Physical Education (Bangor only)
Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification (Bangor only)
Secondary Education (Bangor only)
subjects: English, Life Science, Physical Science
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Early Childhood Development (campus or online)
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Elementary Education
General Studies: Adult Education & Training specialization (online)
Physical Education
Secondary Education
subjects: Biology, Chemistry, English, History, Mathematics
Special Education
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Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
Secondary Education
subjects: English, Social Studies
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Adventure-Based Environmental Education
Captive Wildlife Care and Education
Secondary Education
subjects: Life Science, Physical Science
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Art Education
Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
Music Education
Secondary Education
subjects: English, Foreign Languages, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies
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(minor) Secondary Education
Music: Music Education concentration
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(minor) Child & Adolescent Health Education
Community Health Education
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Special Education
Elementary Education
(minor) Nutrition Education
Secondary/Middle Education
subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Earth & Space Science, English, Mathematics, Physics, Social Studies
Special Education
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Elementary Education
Secondary Education
subjects: Biology, Computer Applications, English, French, Mathematics, Social Science
Special Education
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Elementary Education
Secondary Education
subjects: English, Life Science, Mathematics, Physical Science, Social Studies, Visual Art
Post-Baccalaureate Teaching Certification
Special Education
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Art Education
Elementary Education
French Education
Physical Education
Secondary Education
subjects: Biology, English, French, Mathematics, Social Studies
Special Education
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Art Education
Elementary Education
Secondary Education
subjects: Biology, Chemistry, English, Environmental Science, History, Life Sciences, Mathematics, Political Science
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Classics/Latin Education
Elementary Education
French Education
Music Education
Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification (ETEP)
Secondary Education
subjects: Arts & Humanities, English, Geography/Anthropology, History, Life Sciences, Mathematics, Natural & Applied Sciences
Studio Arts, concentration in Art Education
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