• Master of Arts in Education: Natural Science and Environmental Education

    Expand your reach as an environmental leader.

    Commitment is the hallmark of environmental educators—commitment to responsible stewardship of the planet and engaging those around us to do the same. As the only program in the region serving formal and nonformal educators, our graduates include naturalists, museum directors, zoo administrators, technical innovators, classroom teachers, and environmental nonprofit leaders.

    With a MAEd:NSEE from Hamline, you will:

    • Become a stronger, more empowered environmental leader.
    • Affirm, clarify, and build upon your commitment to the environment.
    • Deepen your knowledge with engaging content and innovative ideas.
    • Enhance your skills as well as your résumé with field-based research experiences.

    Program Overview

    Program Format

    • Fully online with opportunities for field-based research in your community

    Program Begins

    • Fall, spring, or summer terms

    Time to Complete

    • 18 to 24 months

    Program Details


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    New students with outstanding records of academic achievements and leadership accomplishments in environmental education are eligible to receive a $1,500 MA in Education: Natural Science and Environmental Education academic merit or leadership scholarship.

    Alumni discount

    Hamline alumni of both undergraduate and master's degree programs are eligible to receive a 10% tuition discount when they enroll in any School of Education master's or doctoral program.

    Transfer Credits

    Up to five semester credits of graduate coursework from an outside institution or up to 10 credits of graduate coursework from Hamline taken before admission may be used to fulfill elective requirements.

  • Learn More

    Contact a Graduate Admission counselor and request information to learn more about pursuing a Master of Arts in Education: Natural Science and Environmental Education.

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  • State Eligibility and Complaint Process

    State Eligibility

    Hamline University, like all higher education institutions, must follow individual state regulations before enrolling students outside of Minnesota in its online programs. Hamline can enroll students residing in most states, but please confirm whether your state is among the eligible states.   

    Hamline University is committed to providing outstanding online education. If you have a question, concern, or complaint about your online education experience at Hamline, please review our complaint process for online education at Hamline.

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    About the MAEd:NSEE

    Expand your reach as an environmental leader.

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