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Graduate Degrees and Administrative Licensure

At Hamline, you'll find what you need in your career and your classroom. Explore our diverse master's degree programs for educators and find the one that suits your needs. You'll gain practical skills with every course and grow to meet every challenge of today's classrooms.

Advanced degrees and administrative licensure

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Doctorate in Education

This hybrid program is designed for working professionals and blends the best of face-to-face classes with the flexibility and convenience of online coursework.

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Educational specialist

You'll become an educator who can implement meaningful change in your classroom, build strong relationships, be culturally responsive to your students' needs, and lead your classroom with efficiency and compassion.

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Administrative licensure

Build the skill set that's right for your career with our three licensure areas: Superintendent, principal, and director of special education.

Master's degrees

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Master of Arts in Teaching

You've earned your bachelor's degree and want to become a teacher—now what? With the MAT, you'll prepare for your initial teaching license while you earn a master's degree.

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Master of Arts in Education

This master's degree meets the challenges of today’s schools and society with guiding questions and collaborative conversations. Your professional growth will spring from the thought-provoking discussions you'll have every day.

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Master of Arts in Literacy Education

You'll become an expert in the building blocks of education and help your students soar, from early reading to advanced material.

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MAEd in Natural Science and Environmental Education

Climate and environment affect every part of today's world, and you'll meet your students' questions with seasoned guidance and expertise. Invest in your commitment to a sustainable world with this degree.

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MA in TESOL

Develop your ability to guide, nurture and inspire your students, whether English is their first language or their fifth. You'll learn educational tools that you can apply to your classroom from day one.