• Continuing Studies

    No matter what your professional goals are, Hamline University's School of Education and Leadership will help you achieve them.

    Whether you are interested in a single course, electives for your Hamline Master’s program, or one of our 17 certificates, our Graduate Continuing Studies department is here to help.

    Please take our Continuing Education Interest Survey so we can design programs and other content to meet your needs and goals.

    Courses and Registration

    You may view our course offerings by browsing our catalog, our on-demand offerings, or choosing the appropriate term in the Graduate Professional Development (Continuing Studies) drop-down menu online.

    If you are taking your first course at Hamline, you may register using this form or by following these instructions to register online.  There is also assistance available on this Registration and Records webpage.

    Returning students may register online by following these instructions.

    Co-Sponsored course participants may use this form to register online.  If you do not see the course you wish to register for in the online form, please use this form.


    Hamline’s certificate programs help educators expand their skills and expertise to better serve their students and communities. More information about these programs is available on the certificates webpage.

    Workshops and Institutes

    Adult Education

    ATLAS provides best-practice resources and professional development for ABE teachers, staff, and administrators across the state. 

    K-12 English Learners in the Mainstream (ELM)

    The ELM Project provides coursework for 250 teacher-coaches who will bring best practices in teaching English as a second language (ESL) to thousands of in-service teachers in some of Minnesota’s largest school districts, as well as area charter schools and schools in the Twin Cities Archdiocese. In addition, the ELM Project grant pays for the tuition and books of 500 Hamline University pre-service teachers to take a course to help them prepare to work with English learners (ELs).

    Environmental Education

    Rivers Institute is a field-based course that explores how using rivers as a context can help your students meet specific standards in science and literacy. 

    WaterWorks Institute investigates drinking water quality and chemistry and learns about inquiry-based models for your classroom.


    Summer Literacy Institute. Take a professional vacation at Hamline's Summer Literacy Institute and learn from some of the finest educators in the country. 

    Continuing Studies Courses