Master On Campus

Environmental Education

University of Minnesota

12 months
1099 USD/credit 37366 USD/year
1099 USD/credit 37366 USD/year
693 USD/credit 23562 USD/year
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With the Environmental Education program of the University of Minnesota, 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

  • Graduates of the Environmental Education program of the University of Minnesota 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories and Models in Outdoor Education
  • Outdoor Education Methods
  • Classroom Applications
  • Operations and Management
  • Program Development and Evaluation
  • Programming for School Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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34 alternative credits


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General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university or an equivalent degree from a recognized college or university in another country
  • Preferred minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • English language proficiency (international applicants who have completed 16 semester/24 quarter credits within the past 24 months in residence as a full-time student at an accredited U.S. college or university are exempt from demonstrating language proficiency requirements)
  • Biographical Information
  • Personal Background
  • Academic History
  • Employment
  • Personal Statement
  • Diversity Statement
  • Extenuating Circumstances Statement
  • Resume/CV
  • Writing Sample
  • Description of Research
  • Graduate Program Additional Materials
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Signature: Please complete the confirmation and signature section, as instructed in the application system
  • Application Fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37366 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1099 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    37366 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1099 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    23562 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 693 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Duluth

965 - 1380 USD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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