Academic Programs

Academic Programs

With more than 30 programs of study, we offer academic programs you won’t find anywhere else in Maine.  Graduates of these programs are in demand across the region, and our close connections with area employers ensure the skills we teach are the skills they need.


 Allied Health

radiologic technologyThe mission of the Department of Allied Health is to educate qualified health care practitioners and to promote ethically and professionally responsible behavior in the Allied Health students and faculty. In cooperation with various regional medical facilities, which serve as clinical sites, each program strives to create skilled practitioners ready for the workforce. Individual program accreditation underscores the Department’s commitment to academic excellence.

Our students learn the latest techniques, developments, and requirements in their fields. From one-semester certificate programs to two-year associate degrees, we offer options in Advanced Emergency Care, Health Information Technology, Medical Assisting, Medical Coding, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Phlebotomy, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiologic Technology, and Respiratory Therapy.

Advanced Emergency Care
Physical Therapist Assistant
Health Information Technology
Medical Assisting
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Radiologic Technology
Respiratory Therapy


Business Administration

Business AdministrationKVCC offers business options in Accounting, Finance, and Marketing/Management.  Our instructors understand the latest market trends and technology shifts, and can prepare you to step directly from college into high-paying careers. read more »




Culinary Arts

culinary horizontal imageThe new Culinary Arts AAS degree is an innovative program with a strong farm-to-table focus. The two-year curriculum includes basic and advanced food preparation techniques, nutrition, menu planning, kitchen sanitation and safety, food purchasing and storage, and meal serving. read more »




EducationAlways wanted to work with young children? Our two-year programs in Early Childhood Education, and Autism Spectrum Disorder Studies give you the skills to work in these growing fields and the confidence to be successful. read more »




General Science

General ScienceThe Associate in Science in General Science program provides students with a current knowledge base in life sciences in addition to the skills relevant to a variety of employment opportunities.  read more »




Liberal Studies

Liberal StudiesNot sure what career you want to pursue? Thinking of earning a four-year degree? Many KVCC students find our two-year associate in arts in liberal studies program an excellent way to explore career options while earning credits that can apply toward specific degree programs. read more »



Mental Health

Mental HealthThe associate degree in Mental Health will prepare students for entry-level and above positions in areas of substance abuse, mental health rehabilitation, developmental disability services, and gerontology. read more »





NursingThe Nursing Program prepares women and men for entry-level positions in the nursing profession. Successful completion of the ADN program of study qualifies graduates to receive an Associate in Science Degree in Nursing, as well as the National Council Licensure Examination and application for Maine state licensure as a registered nurse. read more »



Sustainable Agriculture

Business AdministrationThe Sustainable Agriculture program provides students with both the technical and small business skills needed to manage or develop a small farm or agricultural business.  The program also provides students with both the technical and small business skills needed to manage or develop a small farm or agricultural business. read more »



Trades & Technology

Trades and Technology OccupationsStudents work with modern training equipment and the latest computers, traditional tools and remote technology, and our experienced instructors and strong partnerships with area businesses ensure training is up-to-date and certified. Programs vary from one-year certificates to two-year associate degrees in Applied Electronics & Computer Technology, Career Studies, Electrical Lineworker Technology, Electrical Technology, Energy Services and Technology, Precision Machining Technology, Pulp and Paper Technology, and Trade & Technical Occupations.

Applied Electronics & Computer Technology
Career Studies
Electrical Lineworker Technology
Electrical Technology
Sustainable Construction
Energy Services Technology                      
Precision Machining Technology
Pulp & Paper Technology
Trade & Technical Occupations