Graduate Studies

Our three graduate programs are grounded in values of service, community, social justice, and stewardship. An interdisciplinary approach to learning, close collaboration, and narrative evaluations are distinctive features of our graduate studies.

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Master of Public Administration

Advocate powerfully on behalf of the public, imagine new possibilities, and accomplish positive change in your workplace and in your community. Evergreen’s MPA programs emphasize social change and democratic governance – perfect for the student who wants to make the world a better place. MPA Olympia & Tacoma cohorts are accepting Fall 2021 applications through June 30th, 2021!

Learn about the Master of Public Administration Program.


MPA students working in class, Image of Evergreen Longhouse tribal totem


Master in Teaching

Vibrant public education is the foundation for a just society. We are looking for teacher-activists who join students, families, and their communities to work toward a sustainable and equitable future for all. Plant the seeds of justice, become a certified teacher who creates equitable learning opportunities for all children. Master in Teaching, Spring and Summer 2022 applications open up in May!

Learn about the Master in Teaching Program.


MiT student in classroom, MiT student teaching young people in elementary classroom


Master of Environmental Studies

Evergreen has been a leader in environmental studies for more than 50 years. The Master of Environmental Studies degree teaches graduates to be creative, critical thinkers with the research skills required for the complex nature of professional environmental work and leadership. The Fall 2021 application is open until June. 1st, 2021!

Learn about the Master of Environmental Studies Program.


MES students at a poster session, MES students studying forestry outside