Miami University

College of Arts & Sciences

Earth Expeditions



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Miami Universitys Project Dragonfly has also partnered with the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) to expand AZAs professional development opportunities. Dragonfly's EE graduate courses graduate courses count toward earning a Certificate in AZAs Professional Development Program.

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

Earth Expeditions is a global conservation and education program supporting university courses, degree programs, and collaborative projects in Africa, Asia, Australia, and the Americas. Through Earth Expeditions courses, our mission is to build an alliance of individuals with firsthand knowledge of inquiry-driven, community-based learning for the benefit of ecological communities, student achievement, and global understanding.

Earth Expeditions graduate courses are open to people from all disciplines and settings including pre-K-12 teachers, school administrators, and university faculty as well as professionals from non-school settings such as zoos, aquariums, botanical gardens, environmental organizations, businesses, youth programs, parks, civic agencies, and museums. Our courses are also open to select undergraduate and graduate students from Miami University.

Earn a master’s degree while traveling worldwide with Earth Expeditions. Join a remarkable network of professionals who work collaboratively to affect change in local and global contexts.

At Home & Abroad

  • Travel to pivotal hotspots worldwide to engage in inquiry and action projects while developing new approaches to address the vital issues of our time. Build relationships with leading educators, community leaders, and conservationists from around the world.
  • From home or work, all students collaborate with Miami University faculty and classmates in Dragonfly Workshops, an easy-to-use web-based learning community created by Miami's Project Dragonfly. Students worldwide discuss assignments, develop projects, and exchange ideas throughout the fall semester.


Project Dragonfly is a program within Miami University's Department of Biology. Miami University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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