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Earth Expeditions

Earth Expeditions international field courses may be taken individually for stand-alone graduate credit, as part of the degree requirements for the Global Field Program (GFP) or Advanced Inquiry Program (AIP), or by select Miami University undergraduate students with permission from the Graduate School. If you are:

  • A current GFP or AIP student — please follow the instructions for submitting your EE course choices sent to you via email. Current master’s students’ course choices are due prior to January 28; please see the email you received for the due date.
  • A Miami University undergraduate student — please visit our For Miami University Students page and follow the application steps shown.
  • An international applicant/non U.S. citizen — please send an email to Dr. Kevin Matteson ( including your country location and a brief statement as to why you are interested in joining an Earth Expeditions course. Currently, Miami is evaluating from which countries we can accept international graduate students for primarily online graduate programs like Project Dragonfly's programs. Our team will then be in touch as we learn more.
  • Interested in taking an EE course for stand-alone graduate credit — please follow the steps below. Applications are due January 28.

Earth Expeditions Application Steps

1) Let us know you are applying.

Fill out the brief I’m Interested form

2) Submit the Earth Expeditions Application form.

In order to complete it, please have ready or prepare the following:
  • Your updated résumé or CV
  • Your answers to these questions:
    • How have you translated professional opportunities, classes, or life experiences into your work? (250-word limit)
    • How do you think this experience will benefit your personal life, professional life, and your community? (250-word limit)

Acceptance to Earth Expeditions

For Summer 2023 admission: Candidate screening begins on January 28, 2023. Applicants are generally notified by March 15. 

Note: Accepted students are required to apply to the Miami University Graduate School for non-degree-seeking Continuing Graduate Status (CGS) admission AFTER acceptance and placement in an Earth Expeditions course.

Let us know you are interested!