FAQ TIES-Endicott M.Ed.
Frequently Asked Questions
The following are some questions that may arise as you contemplate enrollment for MI-NE in conjunction with the TIES-Endicott degree program.
WHEN DO CLASSES BEGIN?
Orientation starts April 20th, followed by a four-week seminar entitled
Mapping Transitions for Integrative Learning ending June 1st. The summer months are free and then full swing studies commence in September 2019.
HOW MUCH IS TUITION?
Adult learners enrolled in a TIES Partnered Training Center receive $4500 off total tuition ($1500/semester). TIES 2018 tuition was $5878 per semester (includes the tuition reduction). There are three semesters. (2019 tuition has not yet been published, but will be within 2% of the figures provided here.) Financial aid is available through Endicott College. Students may utilize financial aid to cover training fees as well.
WHAT CAN I DO WITH THIS DEGREE?
Broadly speaking, no student knows exactly where the journey pauses and a new path begins. With an M.Ed. professionals enter the field with the gold standard of degrees allowing freedom to pursue most any direction. Through TIES, graduates have actualized opportunities becoming Lead Guides, Heads of School, Directors of Training Centers, Presidents of Universities, civil service professionals, earning their PhD, and empowered at-home parents raising families.
HOW MUCH CREDIT WILL I RECEIVE FROM MY TRAINING?
Students benefit from a reduced work load (12 weeks) as a result of their practicum (150 hours) and studies in Foundations of Montessori.
WHEN WILL I GRADUATE?
Graduation for the 2019 Learning Cohort is April of 2021.
HOW MANY HOURS PER WEEK CAN I EXPECT TO SPEND ON TIES STUDIES?
On average, students report spending approximately 12 hours per week on reading, annotating and contributing to the online seminars.
DO I NEED TO BE ON CAMPUS AT A PARTICULAR TIME (EITHER PHYSICALLY OR ONLINE)?
All course-work occurs online without the requirement to travel to any location during the program. Seminar dialogues are asynchronous taking place over two-week periods. Self-directed adult learners participate as best suits their personal schedules. In many ways, exploring classmates’ reflections while having unfettered space to contemplate one’s own responses makes for deeper learning opportunities.
WHEN SHOULD I APPLY?
The application deadline is March 20th. However, please allow enough time for transcripts and references to arrive to create a stress-free experience. We suggest submitting Part 1 of the online application in early March to hold your place for the Spring course.
HOW LONG ARE SPRING STUDIES?
Spring studies being with one week of orientation. A pair of two-week seminars follow for a total of 5 weeks “on Campus.” There are no classes in the months of June, July and August.
WHAT IS INTEGRATIVE LEARNING?
This is inquiry best explored in dialogue. Call us today to discover more: 800-457-5672