M.A.Ed. in Urban Environmental Education Preparing Environmental Leaders to Cultivate Healthy Urban Communities


Environmental leadership takes on a broader and deeper definition when it unfolds where people live.

“What would happen if more people genuinely asked others about their opinions, welcoming dialogue? Perhaps some that have a history of silence and disenfranchisement may feel empowered as I did." -  Rasheena Fountain UEE Alum (2017)

  • Leadership at the nexus of environment, community, and justice.
  • Integrating Social Justice, Race and Equity into Environmental Action
  • Engaging Communities in Sustainable Solutions Building
  • Cultivating Climate Resilience into Urban Centers

The MAED in Urban Environmental Education program is a 5-quarter long, 48-credit graduate program designed to be achievable and affordable at $530 a credit.  

Every student participates in a PAID 30-week practicum that places them into community organizations where they learn to integrate theory with on-the-ground practice. This real-time immersion prepares educators for leadership positions in culturally responsive approaches to sustainability, collective action and urban solutions.

  • 93% of UEE Graduates are employed and working to strengthen the Future of Cities.
  • 56% of our students are people of color.
  • 53% of UEE Faculty are a highly diverse group of practitioners in the field.
  • We are changing the nature of environmental leadership through our dynamic cohort-based learning.

UEE is committed to insuring that diversity and equity are at the center of our leadership education.  If you know of any candidates, please send them our way!

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The program has a rolling admissions policy.  For more information about the program please check out our website.    You can also contact Sue Byers directly at 206.499.8530 or sbyers@antioch.edu.



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