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Graduate Program

Teton Science Schools’ Graduate Program combines academic courses, teaching experiences and a small group of peers to position students as effective place-based educators and leaders. You’ll experience a unique blend of training through coursework in ecology and education with teaching experiences in Grand Teton National Park and with public and independent schools.

Learn and Live in the Tetons

During your year of residency at TSS, you will earn up to 32 transferable graduate credits through the University of Wyoming. You’ll also learn and live on the Kelly Campus of Teton Science Schools, which provides an exceptional, intentional learning community minutes from iconic Jackson, Wyoming.


students annually


transferable credits available


alumni leaders in education

What sets us apart?

The Graduate Program is a unique combination of academic and practical educational training.

  • 12-month program
  • Curriculum focused on place-based, field science education
  • Hands-on teaching experience in both public and independent schools
  • Students spend their year on the Kelly Campus of Teton Science Schools, in Grand Teton National Park.
My TSS graduate school year was an expansive year for me. My perspective widened, my heart grew so big it often felt like it was at the edge of bursting, my mind was opened.
Laura Woolf Haspela Alumna, 2001 (Current 7th Grade Teacher)

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Our Graduate Program