What is Earth Expeditions?

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.

Travel to pivotal hotspots worldwide to engage in inquiry and action projects on vital issues in conservation. Build relationships with classroom teachers, informal educators, community leaders, and conservationists from around the world.

From home or work, all students collaborate with faculty and classmates in Dragonfly Workshops, an easy-to-use web-based learning community, created by Project Dragonfly. Students worldwide discuss assignments, develop projects, and exchange ideas throughout the fall semester. To learn more about this unique Web experience, visit https://www.dragonflyworkshops.org/.

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To receive updates about Earth Expeditions, including information about applying to Earth Expeditions, program updates, new courses, and more, please sign-up for EE-Updates or contact us at EarthExpeditions@MiamiOH.edu.

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Am I Eligible?

Earth Expeditions graduate courses are open to people from all disciplines and settings from pre-K-12 teachers, school administrators, and university faculty to educators and professionals from non-school settings, such as zoos, environmental centers, businesses, youth programs, parks, and museums. Our courses are also open to select undergraduate and graduate students from Miami University. Learn More

Global Field Program

Earn a Master’s while traveling worldwide with Earth Expeditions. Join a remarkable network of professionals who work collaboratively to affect change in local and global contexts.
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Notes from the Field

Earth Expeditions, Kenya
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Adding to savannah footprints, Kenya

Drew Heyward

Aquarium Educator from Charleston, South Carolina

"Learning through immersion is how I get the most out of my experiences. These courses have allowed me to tap into that by placing me at the center of conservation. The idea that conservation is not just about animals really hit home, and working firsthand with people made me realize these issues are not black and white. I've changed as a result of these courses because of HOW we are learning and not just what."