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Online Education Major for Paraprofessionals

A program exclusively for K-12 educational paraprofessionals

This program is specifically for those working as educational paraprofessionals in K-12 schools. It was designed and created to help paraprofessionals complete their undergraduate degree and earn a teaching license quickly and cost-effectively.

With Hamline’s program, you will:

  • Complete your undergraduate degree and licensure completely online 
  • Use your current workplace in a K-12 school to complete your field experience and student teaching hours
  • Jump right into your education classes—you can start your major classes right away and complete your general courses as you go
  • Enjoy small class sizes and supportive instructors who know how to support working adults to finish their degree
  • Get individual advising based on your specific needs, and we’ll work with your district to provide exceptional support

Get your master’s degree with just 2–4 more courses

Once you complete your bachelor’s degree with licensure, you can earn your master’s degree—improving your expertise and earning potential—with just two to four additional courses, depending on your licensure area. 

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Frequently asked questions about the online education major