Students who enjoy sharing knowledge with others and using research-based methods to understand social structure and culture to improve and enrich people’s lives will enjoy programs in this pathway.

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About Our Social and Behavioral Sciences & Human Services Pathway

If you’re interested in human development and behavior and want to make a difference in the lives of others, we offer what you need to succeed. Our programs provide the foundational skills and experience for you to enter directly into rewarding careers or continue your education in fields such as teaching, mental health, social work, and more.


91% of CMCC graduates get a job or continue their education within 6 months of graduation.

CMCC graduates have started their careers at top-notch employers such as:

  • Auburn School Department
  • Community Concepts
  • Lewiston Public Schools
  • Promise Early Education Center
  • US Department of Health and Human Services
  • And more!


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

  • Husson University
  • Southern New Hampshire University
  • St. Joseph’s College of Maine
  • University of Maine at Augusta
  • University of Maine at Farmington
  • University of Southern Maine

What training and programs are available?

Associate Degrees & Certificates

Earn a degree or certificate and enter the workforce or continue your education at a four-year college.

Learn skills to enter the workforce quickly, and if desired return to earn a certificate or associate degree. Grant-funded opportunities (free of charge to trainee) available.

  • Behavioral Health Professional Certification
  • Brain States
  • Child Development Associate Training
  • Teaching Adult Learners

CMCC is…


Annual tuition for full-time, in-state students is only $2,880. More than 75% of our students receive some form of financial aid; two-thirds of our students receive grants and scholarships that do not require repayment.


Our students lead busy lives, which is why we offer flexible scheduling options to fit your needs. In-person classes are offered during days and evenings. Online classes offer even greater flexibility.


We are here to help you choose the right program based on your goals and provide you with services from advising to career counseling to ensure you reach your full potential.


Our faculty are professionals in their field and are connected with employers who can provide internships and future employment.


We offer seamless transfer options into degree programs at many well-known colleges & universities. Our graduates have easily transferred credits to more than 200 colleges and universities, including Ivy League and other top-tier institutions.


Take courses to gain skills for employment or earn a degree that leads to a high-wage career.