Evergreen Online M.Ed. in Montessori Education
Advance your career and become a leader in the field of Montessori education. Loyola's Evergreen online program is a fully online 36-credit graduate program intended for professionals who wish to enhance their career trajectories. Applicants from all over the world are welcome!
- Develop inclusive and equitable strategies to apply in Montessori environments.
- Examine literature about educational methods from diverse perspectives to analyze the Montessori philosophy.
- Inform and improve practices to enhance the Montessori method.
- Develop collaborative strategies to involve community stakeholder groups.
- Reflect on strengths and areas of improvement as a Montessori professional.
Scholarship and Grant Opportunity
A limited number of Merit-based Scholarship and Ignatius Grant* awards are typically available each new application cycle (beginning Summer). All applicants will be considered.
*Ignatius Grant recipients should be able to demonstrate (via their program application essay and/or application interview) a strong commitment to sustainable equitable practices in Montessori Education.
Coursework can be completed in as little as one year for students who begin in the summer. All instruction is is delivered in a convenient online format designed for working professionals.
Program Core (18 credits)
||Introduction to Special Education
||Inclusive Principles of Pedagogy
||Child Growth and Development
||Principles of Primary Education
||Cosmic Education and the Principles of Elementary Education
||Principles of Adolescent Education
Year Long Practicum (18 credits)
||Foundations of Research in Education
||Action Research in Educational Settings I
||Action Research in Educational Settings II
||Advanced Practicum and Seminar
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Obtain an M.Ed. in Montessori Education.
- Pursue leadership roles in schools, districts, and organizations.
- Become an innovator in the field of Montessori Education.
The program is designed to be completed in one (1) to two (2) years. Students who choose to complete the program full-time (in one year) must begin the degree sequence starting in the summer. Students enroll in eight (8) week sessions continuously throughout the school year with an eight (8) week summer session occurring each summer.
Students have up to five years to complete the degree. Please see the Time Limit policy in the Graduate Catalogue for more details.