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  • Environmental Education Certificate

    Developed in consultation with educators in both formal and non-formal settings, the Environmental Education certificate program is a mix of introductory environmental education concepts, teaching methodology and best practices, issues and actions in environmental education, and a broad selection of content specific courses.

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    Program overview

    Combine new technologies with experiential learning, reflection and synthesis, enabling you and your students to link global issues and local environments. 

    Design a program that meets your teaching and public education needs while maintaining the rigor and innovation of Hamline coursework. There are no entrance tests or timelines for completion.  


    10 credits are required for the Environmental Education certificate.  ENED and SCED courses at the 6000 and 7000 level can be used toward certificate completion.

    Course scheduling is flexible. Courses are offered on campus, at your site, or online. Coursework may include study in ecology, natural history, teaching methods, field biology, and geology. 


    If you believe you have completed all of the requirements of the Environmental Education certificate, please request your printed certificate. Your transcript will be evaluated and you can expect to receive your certificate within four to six weeks after your request. Congratulations on your hard work!