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Master of Arts in Education (MAEd)

Online or hybrid MAEd program

Inspire your teaching. Hamline’s Master of Arts in Education program began over 20 years ago, expanding on our historic reputation for educational leadership. In Hamline’s program, you'll explore pathways  to improving educational systems around the world while empowering yourself as a teacher and a leader.

With Hamline’s Master of Arts in Education (MAEd), you will:

  • Join a community of professionals interested in a rigorous exploration of educational systems and the societal factors affecting their practice — and invested in advocacy to improve those systems in the world
  • Grow through an interactive, engaging, and personalized educational experience
  • Become a master teacher and leader who can promote equity in schools, build communities of learners, construct knowledge, and practice thoughtful inquiry and reflection
  • Collaborate with outstanding faculty and other educators to produce  and evaluate cutting-edge approaches to curriculum and research in the field

MA in Education program highlights

Are courses available online and on-campus? With Hamline’s MAEd program, you can enroll completely online or choose a hybrid program that offers a mix of on-campus and online coursework for maximum flexibility and convenience
When can I start? You can apply and start the program any term, including summer term
How long will it take? You decide your pace and can graduate in as few as 24 months
How many credits and courses are part of the master's? 34 credits and 10-12 courses depending on what electives you choose. You can also transfer a graduate education certificate to satisfy 10 elective credits.
Are scholarships available? Several scholarships and tuition discounts are available.

My coursework in Hamline's MAEd program was practical and rewarding. As a teacher, I apply the skills I learned to improve my teaching and help my students. The program's engaging structure also allowed me to learn from my classmates' myriad experiences."