Maja has a Master of Public Health from Aarhus University (2017). In May 2022, Maja started her PhD study enrolled at Ilisimatusarfik. She is also enrolled at Department of Clinical Medicine at Aarhus University to do a double degree. Her PhD project is entitled "Patient education in Greenland: Development and feasibility testing of an intervention to patients with diabetes and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease". The PhD project is a collaboration between Steno Diabetes Center Greenland, Ilisimatusarfik and Aarhus University.
Maja has been living in Nuuk since the beginning of 2018, where she has been involved in different projects in the Greenlandic Healthcare.