• Inspire your teaching. Empower the future.

    Hamline started its Master of Arts in Education more than 20 years ago, expanding on our historic reputation for educational leadership. Designed for professionals interested in a rigorous exploration of educational systems and the societal factors impacting our practice—and invested in advocacy to improve those systems in the world.

    With Hamline’s Master of Arts in Education (MAEd), you will:

    • Grow through an interactive, engaging, authentic, and personalized educational experience.
    • Become a master teacher and teacher-leader who can promote equity in schools, build communities of learners, construct knowledge, and practice thoughtful inquiry and reflection.
    • Collaborate with outstanding faculty and other educators to evaluate and produce cutting-edge approaches to curriculum and to research in the field.

    Program Overview 

    Program Delivery

    • Online and on-campus offerings

    Program Start

    • Fall, winter/spring, or summer term

    Time to Complete

    • 18 to 24 months


    • 34 credits (24 core and 10 elective)


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    A variety of scholarships and discounts are available to MA-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.

    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 Master of Arts in Education.

  • Learn More

    Contact a Graduate Admission counselor and request information to learn more about pursuing a Master of Arts in Education.

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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.