Earth Expeditions
Brazil - Saving Golden Lion Tamarins
Brazil - Saving Golden Lion Tamarins
Galápagos: Islands of Change
Baja California, Mexico: Field Methods
Paraguay: Eco-Leadership
Costa Rica Ecology & Ecotourism
Hawai‘i: Saving Species
Queensland, Australia: Great Barrier Reef
Mongolia: Steppe Ecology & Civic Media
India: Species, Deities, & Communities
Guyana: Local Wisdom & Conservation
Borneo: Primate Conservation
Amazon: Avian & Tropical Ecology
Thailand: Buddhism and Conservation
Namibia: Great Cat Conservation
Belize: Approaches to Environmental Stewardship
Kenya: Wildlife & People in Integrated Landscapes

Application Due: January 28

Earth Expeditions Application Steps

Earth Expeditions courses can be taken as stand-alone, graduate credit courses or may be taken as part of coursework for the Global Field Program or Advanced Inquiry Program master's degrees.

Please know that we are committed to providing our students with challenging learning experiences. In turn, we expect our students to come to class prepared to actively engage. Expect long days in the field and engaging conversations about project work with peers on the web. So, if you are ready to think, ask questions, search for answers, and have a mind-expanding experience, please fill out this application!

There are three ways to participate in Earth Expeditions courses; please follow the application instructions that correspond with your intention.

  1. Participate in a stand-alone Earth Expeditions course outside of a degree-seeking program (please follow the application steps shared below)
  2. Apply to the Global Field Program (GFP) or Advanced Inquiry Program (AIP) to earn a master's degree that includes Earth Expeditions courses as part of the program of study. If you are interested in a master’s degree option, skip the steps below to go directly to either program's respective website to learn more and complete your application:
    GFP Program Details
    AIP Program Details
  3. Current master's students
    If you are a current GFP or AIP master's student and need to submit your 2020 course request, please log in to your current/existing account in "My Project Dragonfly" using your Miami University login credentials (your UniqueID and MUnet password), then click on the link to complete your GFP or AIP Return Application.

Step 1: Let us know you are applying

Let us know you are applying by completing the brief Earth Expeditions Pre-Application "I'm Interested" form. 

Earth Expeditions Pre-Application "I'm Interested" Form

Step 2: Create and complete your account in "My Project Dragonfly

(Time needed: 30-45 minutes plus time to write two 250 word essays)

Before clicking on the "My Project Dragonfly" link below, please review the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) here, then prepare the following:

  • Your resume or CV
  • Your answers to these questions:
    • How have you translated past professional opportunities, classes, or life experiences into your work? (250-word limit)
    • How do you think this experience in Earth Expeditions will benefit your personal life and your professional life? (250-word limit)

My Project Dragonfly

Next Steps

The first round of successful applicants will be notified on or before March 15. Upon notice of acceptance, applicants will have 10 days to complete and submit enrollment materials.  This includes an application for Continuing Graduate Status admission at Miami University, which allows individuals not pursuing a graduate degree to enroll in graduate-level courses.  Information on these final steps will be provided in your acceptance letter.

Thank you for your interest in our program, and we hope you apply to Earth Expeditions!