Online Master’s in Humane Education

Online Master’s in Education

Unlike any other master’s degree for teachers

Our online master’s in humane education is unlike any other graduate program in how it examines connections between human rights, environmental sustainability, and animal protection. Students can complete the entire program and earn their degree from our partner Antioch University from anywhere in the world.

What you’ll learn in our humane education master’s program:

  • To teach about the interconnected issues that affect people, animals, and the environment
  • To bring critical, creative, and systems thinking into your life and work
  • To take a solutionary approach to addressing systemic problems
  • To employ education for effective changemaking in any setting

"This is the most meaningful educational experience of my life. After several decades of combined experience both as a student and an educator, I discovered the true meaning of education in my graduate program at the Institute for Humane Education."

Nandita Bajaj, M.Ed. Alumna (2021)
Study Interconnected Issues and Solutions

This online master’s program is truly unlike any other. Engage in rich online discussions with other educators who are interested in bringing sustainable, long-term solutions to their work. This program is about much more than absorbing information; it's about integrating and practicing what you learn. Our courses and resources inspire personal transformation that leads to organizational and systems transformation.

Human rights courses

Analyze challenges and envision possible solutions for justice issues like child labor, racism, poverty, gender inequity, power and privilege.

Animal protection courses

Consider the inherent rights of sentient beings and discuss solutions to animal exploitation in food, entertainment, and scientific industries.

Environmental courses

Address issues like climate change, habitat destruction, and resource depletion with an eye for identifying and teaching solutions.

Involved advisors

Receive guidance throughout the program to help you identify the courses and material that will best support your mission.

Real-world application

Expect to take the work you do in your practicum and capstone courses into the work want to do in the world.

M.A. and M.Ed. degrees

Choose the degree that best fits your role as a teacher, changemaker, activist, artist, or other non-traditional educator.

Apply today and join the next cohort of humane education leaders!