The Master of Science in Environmental Education program at Southern Oregon University combines a rich foundation of scientific knowledge with up-to-date teaching practices and philosophies to create leaders in the field of Environmental Education. Through hands-on internships, intensive courses, and our capstone Fall in the Field project, we help you take your experiences and abilities to the next level in eighteen months.
Our program gives you the unique opportunity to shape your learning experience to your needs. We offer the opporunity to earn an additional Master of Arts in Teaching or a Certificate in Non-profit Management. Motivated students can also complete a thesis in biology or environmental education. Combine this with countless internship opportunities and a variety of electives and you have endless possibilities to gain the specific skill sets you are looking for.
This flexibility means that our graduates are equipped to enter a wide range of careers. Whether you want to become an education director, a lead park ranger, or an outstanding middle school teacher, we provide you with the experience and skills to achieve your goals. The strength of our program has been recognized through national accreditation by the North American Association for Environmental Education, one of the foremost environmental education organizations in the country. This honor recognizes that our graduates are proficient in environmental literacy, curriculum development, and program administration, to name a few key strengths. They are truly leaders in the Environmental Education field.
Are you ready to become a leader?
Nationally Accredited Graduate Program
by the North American Association for Environmental Education