North Cascades Institute Graduate Degree in Education, Nonprofit Administration and Leadership

  • WA



United States

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Earn a Masters of Education and a Certificate in Nonprofit Administration and Leadership.

Establish your career in environmental education by earning a M.Ed. 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. Course work explores environmental education while placing an emphasis on field science, cultural studies, teaching and nonprofit administration.

Unlike many other graduate residency experiences, our professional residency is fully integrated into a degree program at Huxley College of the Environment at Western Washington University. A Master of Education in Environmental Education with a Certificate in Leadership and Nonprofit Administration is earned upon completion of the integrated course work. The seven-quarter program begins each June with a summer of field studies in the North Cascades.

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