• Master of Arts in Education

    Exceptional educators never stop learning.

    As a pioneer in the field of education, Hamline started its Master of Arts in Education more than 20 years ago. Today it continues its strong reputation and honors educators as leaders.

    With Hamline’s Master of Arts in Education (MAEd), you will grow and mature as a teacher and leader. Designed to help you meet the challenges of today’s schools and society, the MAEd embodies Hamline’s tradition of curriculum focused on cutting-edge research, practical application, outstanding faculty, and personal attention.

    With a Master of Arts in Education from Hamline, you will:

    • Grow through an interactive, engaging, authentic, and personalized educational experience.
    • Become a master teacher and teacher leader who can promote equity in schools, build communities of learners, construct knowledge, and practice thoughtful inquiry and reflection.

    Program Overview

    Program Format

    • Online with some on-campus course offerings

    Program Begins

    • Fall, spring, or summer terms

    Time to Complete

    • 18 to 24 months

    Program Details


    View current tuition rates.


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


    Hamline undergraduate alumni receive a 10% discount on tuition in the MAEd 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.

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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.

    Complaint Process

    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 Program

    Grow and mature as a teacher and leader with Hamline’s Master of Arts in Education (MAEd).

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    Attend an Information Session

    Learn from faculty and staff about School of Education graduate programs at the next info session on November 15.