• School of Education

  • Master of Arts in Education

    Why Hamline's MAEd Program?

    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

    Flexible Structure:           Online and on campus
    Time to Complete:

    18 to 24 months

    Curriculum: 34 credits (24 required and 10 elective)

    • Adult English as a Second Language (ESL)
    • Autism Spectrum Disorders
    • College Admission Counseling
    • ESL for Mainstream Teachers
    • Environmental Education
    • Gifted Education
    • Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Urban Teaching
    • Other (Design your own concentration)
    • Required courses are $389 per credit for the 2013-2014 academic year
    • Elective courses range from $275-$405 for the 2013-2014 academic year
    • Hamline undergraduate alumni receive a 10% discount on tuition
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 5 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, provided all transfer criteria are met.

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    Meet a Student

    Carmen Higueros believes she’s making a difference in her students’ lives, she said, thanks in part to the education she’s receiving at Hamline.

  • Meet an MAT Graduate who made a career change

    MAT Program

    Meet Michael Deppe, a graduate of Hamline's MAT program who made a mid-career switch.