• Environmental Education Certificate

    Developed in consultation with educators in both formal and non-formal settings, the Environmental Education certificate is a mix of introductory environmental education concepts, teaching methodology and best practices, issues and actions in environmental education, and a broad selection of content-specific courses.

    There are no required classes, simply complete 10 credits of NSED (previously ENED or SCED) classes at the 6000 or 7000 level. Course offerings change frequently. Options include online and field-based courses--no matter where you're located.

    Program Overview

    Program delivery: Online and off-campus options
    Time to complete: 12 months is typical
    Program start: Fall, Spring, and Summer terms
    Curriculum: 10 credits - NSED, ENED, or SCED classes - 7000 or 8000 level
    Cost: View current tuition rates See Continuing Studies and Certificates

    Make Your Credits Count For More 

    Your coursework in the Environmental Education certificate program may be applied to Hamline School of Education and Leadership’s Master of Arts in Education: Natural Science and Environmental Education or Master of Arts in Education.

    Apply today. Our application process is quick and simple.

    To apply for admission to the Environmental Education Certificate program, please submit the following:

    • Online application (no fee).
    • Official transcript of a bachelor’s degree with a GPA of at least 2.5 from a regionally accredited college or university. This should be sent directly from the institution to Graduate Admission or provided in a sealed, signed envelope. Official electronic transcripts should be emailed from the institution to gradprog@hamline.edu. You do not have to supply transcripts for courses taken at Hamline University.

    Students who are currently enrolled in a School of Education and Leadership degree or certificate program do not need to complete an application for admission to enroll in a new certificate program. Students seeking a first certificate or who are not currently enrolled at Hamline University need to complete an application for admission.


    Apply Online

    Send remaining materials to:
    Office of Graduate Admission
    Hamline University
    1536 Hewitt Avenue, MS-A1710
    Saint Paul, MN 55104

    International Applicants

    For residents outside of the United States, please view the additional requirements for applying to Hamline University.

    Additional Requirements for International Students

  • ABE Licensure Option

    Interested in an ABE license to teach in Minnesota? Learn more about our ABE Licensure program.

    State Eligibility and Complaint Process

    Hamline University, like all higher education institutions, must follow individual state regulations before enrolling students outside of Minnesota in its online programs. Hamline can enroll students residing in most states, but please confirm whether your state is among the eligible states.   

    Hamline University is committed to providing outstanding online education. If you have a question, concern, or complaint about your online education experience at Hamline, please review our complaint process for online education at Hamline.