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

What is Earth Expeditions?

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

At Home and 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. To learn more about this unique Web experience, visit

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1010938 and 0610409.  Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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Am I Eligible?

Earth Expeditions graduate courses are open to people from all disciplines and settings who hold a bachelor’s degree. Participants have included pre-K-12 teachers, school administrators, and university faculty as well as full- and part-time employees who work in non-school settings such as businesses, civic agencies, zoos, aquariums, botanical gardens, environmental organizations, youth programs, parks, and museums. Stay-at-home caregivers and self-employed professionals have also experienced Earth Expeditions, as well as active and retired military personnel and their spouses. All have taken our classes from wherever they are located in the world. Learn More

Global Field Program

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.
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Advanced Inquiry Program

We also offer U.S.-based master's degrees with premiere community institutions in select cities. Learn More

Notes from the Field

Earth Expeditions, Namibia

Connecting to land and sky, Namibia

James Maloney

Environmental Educator from Langhorne, Pennsylvania

"My experience in these Miami University courses has been nothing but extraordinary. I have grown so much as a person through my field courses in Belize, Peru, and Namibia. After returning from the field, my research on topics from predator foraging success to the negative effects of the Hemlock Wooly Adelgid on northeastern trees has broadened my personal knowledge base. And in my profession, my experiences can directly translate to more authentic learning moments for my students."