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Applying to Project Dragonfly

Select the program that interests you:

Earn a Master of Arts (MA) in Biology or a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) in the Biological Sciences through the Advanced Inquiry Program (AIP) or the Global Field Program (GFP). Or, enroll in an Earth Expeditions field course for stand-alone graduate credit.

Not sure which program is right for you or interested in more than one program? That's ok. Sign up for an upcoming Dragonfly webinar or watch a recording of a past webinar, to learn more. And complete our "I'm Interested" form which allows you to choose more than one program of interest. Our team will be in touch as you proceed through the application process.

Tiger from the Chicago Zoological Society

Advanced Inquiry Program

The Advanced Inquiry Program (AIP) is a master’s degree program that fosters professional leadership, participatory education, sustainability, and conservation in the U.S. AIP students combine online courses from Miami University with extraordinary learning experiences and field study at premier zoos and botanical gardens in select communities across the nation.

Students in this program can work toward a Master of Arts (MA) in Biology or a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) in the Biological Sciences. 

A herd of elephants

Global Field Program

The Global Field Program (GFP) is a master’s degree program that enables students to build on Earth Expeditions courses to grow as leaders in inquiry-driven education, community-engaged learning, ecological sustainability, environmental stewardship, and global understanding. The GFP combines online classes with courses that bring students, scientists, educators, community leaders, and others together at global conservation hotspots.

Students in this program can work toward a Master of Arts (MA) in Biology or a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) in the Biological Sciences.

Students on an Earth Expeditions trip

Earth Expeditions

Earth Expeditions are stand-alone education and conservation-focused graduate courses in which students travel the globe to join world-class conservation and community projects in Africa, Asia, Australia, and the Americas. 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 and global understanding.

 

Hero banner photo credit to Coutrney Meyers taken at the Kimana Scout Camp of the Amboseli Ecosystem in Kenya on a 2022 Earth Expeditions trip.

Let us know you are interested!