• School of Education

  • Graduate Admission

    Mike Hand

    Phone: 651-523-2900
    Fax: 651-523-3058 

    Hamline University 
    1536 Hewitt Avenue
    Saint Paul, MN 55104

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    Take classes online or on campus!
  • Master of Arts in Education


    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.


    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
  • 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.
  • MAT Program
    Meet an MAT Graduate who made a career change
    Meet Michael Deppe, a graduate of Hamline's MAT program who made a mid-career switch.
  • Recent News
    • School of Business Honorary Professor of Practice Reid Zimmerman's new book The Seven Deadly Sayings of Nonprofit Leaders, was released this week.
    • Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to make their summer count at Hamline. More than 80 classes will be offered this summer, allowing students to get into classes that they haven't had time to fit in their schedule or get ahead and graduate early.