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Master of Arts in Humane Education

Program Details

Valparaiso University offers an online Master of Arts in Humane Education degree. The completely online environment of this course offers students increased flexibility and convenience of attending class during their free time. This program does require students to participant in a one-week residency at the Institute for Humane Education in Maine.

This degree provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to discover connections between human rights, animal protection and environmental preservation. The curriculum focuses on enhancing creative and critical thinking, civic engagement, informed decision making and problem solving skills.

Valparaiso University requires 33 credit hours along with a master’s thesis in order to complete this program. Most students complete this degree in about two years, taking two courses each semester.


The standard admission requirements for the Graduate School apply, including a minimum 3.0 GPA (with exceptions considered on a case-by-case basis)

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission