Bachelor of University Studies at the University of Maine

The Bachelor of University Studies degree is the degree completion program at the University of Maine. For student’s who are returning to college with some college credits, this can be a program of great fit. With multiple track options, the B.U.S. curriculum can be either within one of several track options, or it can be self-designed.

For more information, you can either find them on the UMaine website, or contact Director Barbara Howard directly at



New Gerontology Program at York County Community College

This fall, YCCC is introducing a new Gerontology program, which offers both a certificate and Associates degree. This program will provides training that prepares students for direct service careers working with elderly populations, such as in senior citizen homes or retirement communities. As an added bonus, depending on elective choices, this is a program that can be completed almost completely online.

For more information, a pdf can be found here, or go to the YCCC website.