2020-2021 Graduate Bulletin 
    
    Jan 18, 2022  
2020-2021 Graduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

Master of Arts in Education: Natural Science and Environmental Education (MAEd: NSEE)


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One of the nation’s most respected environmental education programs has designed a graduate degree program to bring out the best in you and impact the world in which we live.

The Master of Arts in Education: Natural Science and Environmental Education (MAEd: NSEE) program inspires through a focus on leadership development that taps participants’ convictions and passions. It promotes field based research and community collaborations including partnerships with the Osprey Wilds Environmental Learning Center, Science Museum of Minnesota, Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, the American Museum of Natural History and other prominent organizations. It challenges through inquiry, reflection and a strong focus on research and transforms through a constructivist approach that draws on each student’s strengths and experiences as vital contexts for learning.

The MAEd: NSEE program focuses on environmental teaching and learning with an emphasis on systems and problem solving. It is designed for both classroom teachers and non-formal educators.

MAEd: NSEE Degree Requirements (34 credits and 3.0 GPA):


Electives (10 credits)


Choose from ENED, SCED, and other education 6000- and 7000-level course offerings. Students may choose to focus their electives into one of the following concentration areas: E-STEM, Nature-based Early Learning, or Sustainability.

Note: Co-sponsored courses offered through HSE’s Continuing Studies department may be applied to degree program requirements up to 25% of the total credits.

Capstone (4 credits)


Choose one of the following Capstone options.

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