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Community isn’t just a place. It’s a shared commitment to values, and the skills to put those values to work. That’s why we’re here. Saint Joseph’s College of Maine enriches knowledge with Mercy values – teaching lifelong learners to grow the spirit of community.

So whether you’re interested in caring for the sick, educating young people, building a business, keeping people safe, stewarding the earth, or many other opportunities to make a difference, Saint Joseph’s College provides the space to further your impact on the world. While you’re here, you can explore our programs below, take a  Virtual Tour, or reach out for more info about admissions.  If you’re excited to grow community in a world that needs you more than ever, you’re in the right place.

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We grow health care heros

We grow healthcare heroes.

At Saint Joseph’s, you can start nursing courses your first year, and get hands-on clinical experience sophomore year. Our faculty consider themselves mentors, and they consistently go above and beyond to help you succeed. You’ll learn in the community as well as on campus: at hospitals, visiting nurse agencies, schools, long-term care agencies, and community health corporations.

Working nurses can view their nursing career from a new perspective while developing skills for nurse leadership in patient-centered health care delivery or educational settings with our online MSN program.


Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)- tracks in Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Educator, or Administration

MSN + Master of Business Administration
MSN + Master of Health Administration
Master of Health Administration

We grow purposeful pioneers

We grow purposeful pioneers.

The best way to learn science and sustainability is through hands-on experience. Our field-oriented research is a major component of our curriculum. Students take to the field in courses, labs, internships, independent studies, and senior research. Gain the skills and methods for innovative research, analysis, and synthesis - in the lab, and across the living lab that is the state of Maine.

Prepare for a career shaping scientific discoveries, and advancing knowledge in your community.

Undergraduate - On Campus
We grow merciful movers & shakers

We grow merciful movers & shakers.

At Saint Joseph’s College of Maine, there’s no such thing as business as usual. Our programs will advance your knowledge, your skills, and your career in a collaborative and supportive community. Choose from multiple areas of expertise. Earn a degree in 3 years, or a degree + master’s in 4 and save. Learn hands-on skills to work for any company or start your own. Earn your degree on campus or online, or continue your professional development through CPA workshops offering CPE hours.


Business Administration
On Campus- options in Accounting, Business & Sport Management, Finance, Human Resource Management, Management, and Marketing

Business Administration
Online- flexible and specialty options

We grow school superstars

We grow school superstars.

Get in the classroom from the get go. At Saint Joseph’s, an education degree means real-world experience with teachers and children – all four years. Check out our programs in elementary, special, physical, secondary education, or STEM education.

For those wanting to further their career, our Master of Science in Education enables teachers and administrators to expand their career opportunities in three distinct areas: public K-12 schools, Catholic schools, and health care education.


Master of Science in Education - tracks in School Educator, Catholic School Leadership, Health Care Educator, School Leadership

We grow sustainable stewards

We grow sustainable stewards.

Solving real-world problems. Preparing for a lifetime of community leadership. Leadership for Sustainable Development is a next-generation, interdisciplinary degree program that combines immersive hands-on learning, career development, a liberal arts foundation, and Mercy values to transform learners into skilled 21st Century leaders.

The program goes far beyond traditional academic barriers to dig into real-world challenges – preparing our students to sustain and improve critical systems. Flexibility is built into the program’s DNA, making it easy to transfer in or double major.

Find out more about Saint Joe’s.

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