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Environmental Education MEEd

Program Type: 
Major
Degree: 
Master of Environmental Education
Department: 
Center for Environmental Education


With a master's degree in Environmental Education, you will become an advanced practitioner. Graduates take on leadership roles at nature centers, outdoor and EE centers, in natural resource agencies, conservation groups, park and recreation programs, and in P-16 school settings.

  • FACULTY who are dedicated to the program
  • We are part of an ACTIVE REGIONAL EE COMMUNITY
  • We have a campus that embraces SUSTAINABILITY
  • We regularly use our campus's 55-acre BAGLEY NATURE AREA, as well as our new sustainable BAGLEY CLASSROOM for learning experiences.
  • We are located in DULUTH, rated by Outdoor Magazine as one of America's Top 10 Outdoor Towns.

Acquired Skills

  • MEEd graduates will be competent in the skills and understandings outlined in Excellence in Environmental Education: Guidelines for
    Learning.
  • MEEd graduates will understand the goals, theory, practice, and history of the field of environmental education.
  • MEEd graduates will understand and accept the responsibilities associated with practicing environmental education.
  • MEEd graduates combine the fundamentals of high-quality education with the unique features of environmental education to design and
    implement effective instruction.
  • MEEd graduates enable learners to engage in open inquiry and investigation, especially when considering environmental issues that are
    controversial and require students to reflect on their own and others’ perspectives.
  • MEEd graduates possess the knowledge, skills, and commitment to make assessment and evaluation integral to instruction and programs.
    Outcomes
  • MEEd graduates are competent in social science research and scholarly methods.

Career Possibilities

To find out what our recent graduates are doing, see the Career and Internship Services Report:  Follow-up of Majors

What you can do with this degree?

In addition to the general application instructions provided by the Graduate School, visit the Environmental Education program page for specific application instructions and deadlines related to the program. Also visit the catalog requirements page linked below for additional information.