M.Ed. in Environmental Education Degree Requirements
A minimum of 34 credits is required for the degree. Core requirements in teaching methodology in formal and non-formal settings; program development, management, and evaluation; theory; and research (23 credits); elective courses supporting final project and/or specific areas of interest (5-7 credits), and a final project (research-based thesis, research-based journal article, field project, or curriculum project) (4-6 credits).
Core Courses (22 credits)
- EnEd 4315, Operations and Management (4)
- EnEd 5998, Seminar (1)
- Psy 5051, Research Methods and Measurement (3); or Educ 7004, Educational Action Research and Inquiry (3); or Soc 5xxx
- EnEd 5165, Theories and Models in Outdoor Education(2)
- EnEd 5560, Current Research & Issues(3)
- EnEd 5163, Outdoor Education Methods(3)
- EnEd 5850, Classroom Applications (2)
- EnEd 5855, Programming for School Systems (2)
- EnEd 5625, Program Development and Evaluation (3)
Students who show proficiency in the subject area may have any of these courses waived, pending committee approval. If waived, the credit requirement will be made up in some other elective course.
Elective Courses (9 credits)
Elective coursers are selected by the student to support career goals and/or the final project area and are approved by the graduate committee. Elective courses must be at the 5xxx-level or higher. Students may take additional elective courses and/or courses at the 3xxx- or 4xxx-level, but these will appear on the student's transcript rather than on the program plan. Click here for examples of electives that may count toward the degree . Suggested list.
Research Project in Education (4-6 credits)
EHS 5990 - Research Project in Education (4-6)