• Master of Arts in Education: Natural Science and Environmental Education

    Expand your reach as an environmental leader.

    Commitment is the hallmark of environmental educators—commitment to responsible stewardship of the planet and engaging those around us to do the same. As the only program in the region serving formal and non-formal educators, our graduates include naturalists, museum directors, zoo administrators, technical innovators, classroom teachers, and environmental nonprofit leaders.

    As one of only eight 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 being a high quality program that prepares well-qualified environmental educators.

    With a MAEd:NSEE from Hamline, you will:

    • Become a stronger, more empowered environmental leader.
    • Affirm, clarify, and build upon your commitment to the environment.
    • Deepen your knowledge with engaging content and innovative ideas.
    • Enhance your skills as well as your résumé with field-based research experiences.

    Program Overview

    Program Format

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

    Program Begins

    • Fall, spring, or summer terms

    Time to Complete

    • 18 to 24 months

    Program Details


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    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.

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