• Master of Arts in Education: Natural Science and Environmental Education
  • MAEd: Natural Science and Environmental Education Program Details

    Hamline’s master’s program is accredited through the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) and is one of only eight universities worldwide to hold this prestigious distinction. As a student in Hamline’s program, this means you will be enrolled in coursework that has been recognized as some of the most relevant, professionally appropriate, and rigorous in the field of environmental education.

    Required Courses (24 Credits)

    • NSEE 8110: Foundations in Natural Science and Environmental Ed (4 credits)
    • NSEE 8000: The Environment and Society (4 credits)
    • NSEE 8010: History of the Environment (4 credits)
    • NSEE 8200: Ecological Systems: Biomes (4 credits)
    • GED 8023: Capstone Practicum (4 credits)
    • GED 8490: Capstone Project or GED 8495: Capstone Thesis (4 credits)

    Elective Courses (10 Credits)

    These credits can be obtained through:

    • Completion of the Environmental Education certificate.
    • Graduate-level continuing studies courses.
    • Courses in any other continuing studies certificate program, including areas such as ASD, ESL, K-5 Mathematics, Gifted Education, or Urban Teaching.


    Transfer Credits

    Up to five semester credits of graduate coursework from an outside institution or up to 10 credits of graduate coursework from Hamline taken before admission may be used to fulfill elective requirements.

    Learning Outcomes

    The purpose of learning outcomes at Hamline University is to ensure that our mission and values are realized in what our graduating students know, value, and can do. View all learning outcomes for Natural Science and Environmental Education.

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