Receive hands-on career and technical education designed to meet today’s demand for highly skilled workers.

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About Our Industrial Technology & Transportation Pathway

If you like to work with your hands, we offer the education and certifications you need to launch or jumpstart your career. From HVAC, automotive repair, and construction to plumbing, electrical, and horticulture, you’ll receive practical and applied education designed to meet today’s demand for highly skilled workers.

What opportunities can this pathway provide?

SMCC graduates have started their careers at top-notch employers like:

  • Allied/Cook Construction
  • Berlin City Auto Group
  • City of Portland
  • City of South Portland
  • Coastal Maine Botanical Garden
  • Corning Inc.
  • Estabrook’s
  • Generac
  • General Dynamics/BIW
  • Gnome Landscaping
  • Gorrill Palmer
  • Great Falls Construction
  • Ira Motor Group
  • Landry/French Construction
  • O’Donal’s Nursery
  • Pierson’s Nurseries, Inc.
  • R.J. Grondin & Sons
  • Scarborough Public Works
  • Sebago Technics
  • Skillins Greenhouses
  • SMRT
  • Spang Builders Inc.
  • Southern Maine Remodeling
  • Sullivan Tire
  • Texas Instruments
  • Tilson
  • Wright-Ryan

Continue Your Education

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

  • Thomas College
  • University of Maine
  • University of New England
  • University of Southern Maine
  • Wellesley College

What training and programs are available?

Our mobile learning lab brings the excitement of STEM directly to middle school and high school students across the region. To learn more, visit the Mobile Learning Lab webpage.

Southern Maine Community College is …

Free or Affordable

Offering FREE tuition to high school grads from 2022-2025 and short-term training opportunities. For those who don’t qualify, our tuition and fees are the lowest in New England at $4,156 per year, in-state with financial aid options.


Choose from short-term training opportunities that allow you to start employment quickly and associate degree and certificate programs that allow you to further expand your career opportunities.


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


We have numerous transfer agreements that allow you to transfer seamlessly to a four-year college upon graduating from various associate degree programs.


Our faculty are talented experts in their field and are connected with business partners locally and beyond putting you one step ahead of the rest for internships and job opportunities.


Offering on-campus housing, athletics and student clubs and organizations and more. No matter who you are you’ll find a network of peers to help you succeed.