• Invest in people to serve the world.

    Commitment is the hallmark of environmental educatorscommitment to ecological literacy and stewardship that inspires others. As the only program in the region serving formal and nonformal educators, 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), Hamline’s master’s program in natural science and environmental education is recognized as a rigorous, relevant program that prepares environmental educators to take the lead.

    Program Overview

    Program Delivery

    • Fully online with opportunities for field-based research in your community

    Program start

    • Fall, winter/spring, or summer term

    Time to Complete

    • 18 to 24 months

    Curriculum 

    • 34 credits (24 core and 10 elective) 

    Cost

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    Scholarships

    A variety of scholarships and discounts are available to MAEd: Natural Science and Environmental Education students.

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    Alumni discount

    Hamline alumni of both undergraduate and master's degree programs are eligible to receive a 10% tuition discount when they enroll in any School of Education master's or doctoral program.

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  • State Eligibility and Complaint Process

    State Eligibility

    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.