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MA in Natural Science and Environmental Education

Online environmental education master’s degree

We understand your dedication to ecological stewardship and literacy because we’re dedicated to them, too. We serve formal and informal educators alike by providing our master's in environmental education online. This allows students to do field experience in their location or at sites throughout Minnesota. Our graduates include naturalists, museum directors, zoo administrators, technical innovators, classroom teachers, and environmental nonprofit leaders.

As one of only a handful of universities worldwide to be accredited by the North American Association of Environmental Education (NAAEE), our master’s program in natural science and environmental education is a comprehensive, engaging program that prepares environmental educators to take the lead.

MAEd: Natural Science and Environmental Education program overview

Find the perfect balance between work and school Get your master’s degree fully online and experience the flexibility and community you want in a program.
Get started sooner You can apply and start the program any term, including summer term.
Finish faster You decide your pace and can graduate in as few as 18 months.

Hamline was accessible, and Hamline was affordable. Hamline’s master’s program did not put me under—I was able to afford it and pay it off really quickly."

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Sarah Johnson Hamline Student is in the artic, smiling

The NSEE program changed my life forever. My classes were hands-on, place-based, and they prepared me for my career beyond college. I now have a full-time job that I love working for a tribal government."