Master of Education Graduate Program
Establish your career in environmental education by earning a Master of Education degree while working with the Northwest’s best educators, naturalists and conservation leaders! North Cascades Institute offers a unique professional residency program designed to prepare students in all aspects of environmental education while living among the towering peaks of the North Cascades region in Washington State. Course work emphasizes field science, experiential learning, teaching strategies and nonprofit administration.
Residency priority application deadline: January 15, 2017 >>
FAFSA priority application deadline: January 31, 2017 >>
In addition to a M.Ed. degree, our students earn two certificates:
|Nonprofit Leadership & Administration Certificate: Learn all aspects of nonprofit development and management and improve your own leadership skills through training and coursework|
|Northwest Natural History Certificate: Work with professional biologists and conservationists during seasonal, week-long intensive ecology retreats to hone your naturalist skills|
The seven-quarter program begins in July with a summer of outdoor explorations and ends with two quarters at the WWU campus in Bellingham. Financial Aid, Work Study and Scholarships help students achieve their goals.