Academic Programs

The College of Graduate and Professional Studies has graduate programs in Applied Nutrition, Education, Health Informatics, Healthcare Administration, Public Health, and Social Work, as well as a suite of a-la-carte post-baccalaureate science prerequisite courses.

Program Directors

Wanda Anderson

Wanda L. Anderson, MSW, LCSW

Assistant Director in Graduate Programs in Social Work Online
Full Clinical Faculty

(207) 221-4636

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Elizabeth Benz

Director of Pre-Health Programs and Student Services

(207) 221-4976

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Rebecca Diggins, MSW, LCSW

Director for Practicum Education
Assistant Clinical Faculty

(207) 221-4970

Dr. Ellie Dodge

Ellie Dodge, M.S., Ph.D.

Director, Graduate Programs in Applied Nutrition

(207) 221-4785

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Carol J. Ewan Whyte, Ph.D., M.Sc.

Director, Graduate Programs in Public Health

(207) 221-4128

Anne Harrington

Director, Graduate Programs in Education

(207) 221-4860

Matt Kaszubinski

Matthew Kaszubinski

Director of Health Programs

(207) 221-4726

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Tierney Matz

Senior Continuing Education Program Manager

(207) 221-4925

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Jennifer O'Neil, Ph.D., M.S.W., LCSW

Director School of Social Work and Assistant Professor

(207) 221-4514

Autumn Straw

Autumn Straw, MSW, LCSW, Ed.D.

Director of Graduate Programs in Social Work Online
Associate Clinical Faculty

(207) 221-4856

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Beth Taylor-Nolan


(207) 221-4985

Academic Administration

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Jason Asdourian, M.Ed

Assistant Director of Graduate Programs in Education

(207) 2221-4943

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Erin Benner, MSW, LCSW

Assistant Clinical Professor, Practicum Education Coordinator

(207) 221-4855

Emily Boldrin

Emily Boldrin, Ph.D. RD

Assistant Director for Graduate Programs in Applied Nutrition

(207) 221-4759

On Campus

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Jennifer R. Ceide, MPH, CHES

Assistant Director, Public Health Workforce Development

(207) 221-4879

Pat Coccoma

Patricia Coccoma, Ed.D., LCSW

Assistant Teaching Professor

(207) 221-4960

Teaching Online

Andrea Disque, Ed.D

Dissertation Coordinator


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Brianna Fortin, MS, RD, LD

Dietetics Field Coordinator

(207) 221-4381

On Campus

Deborah Hutcheon

Associate Clinical Professor

(207) 221-4752

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Courtni Jeffers, MS, MPH

Assistant Director, ILE

(207) 221-4967

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Catherine Martin

Program Coordinator

(207) 221-4952

Tiffany Maurice

Program Coordinator

(207) 221-4542

Thomas McLaughlin

Thomas Chalmers McLaughlin, M.S.W., Ph.D.

Co-Director for the Social Work Center for Research and Evaluation

(207) 221-4511

Craig Owens

Craig Owens, M.S.W., LCSW

Associate Clinical Professor

(207) 221-4205

Lori Power

Lori G. Power, Ed.D., M.S.W., M.A.

Assistant Teaching Professor and Coordinator, Applied Arts and Social Justice Certificate

(207) 221-4493

Teaching Online

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Christine Rogerson, Ph.D., MSW, LCSW

Associate Clinical Professor

(207) 310-7876

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Susan Rooker, M.Ed.

Pre-Health Advising Coordinator

(207) 221-4820

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Lacey Sawyer, LCSW, LADC, CCS

Assistant Clinical Professor, Practicum Education Coordinator

(207) 221-4676

Nancy Shore

Nancy Shore, Ph.D., M.S.W., M.P.H.

Senior Consultant Community-Campus Partnerships for Health

(207) 221-4507

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Kristina Stewart, MPH, DrPH(c)

Assistant Director, Public Health Practice

(207) 221-4689

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Grace Violette-Hill, MS, RD, LD

Assistant Director for Clinical Dietetics

(207) 221-4631



Do you have questions about attending an online graduate school?

If you have any questions about coursework or program requirements, please speak to one of our enrollment counselors at the email or phone number below.