M.Ed. Gordon College

Master of Education, Montessori Concentration

Gordon College

Program Description

The Master of Education Degree in Montessori Education is offered in collaboration with the Montessori Institute – New England. Students will engage in courses of study and training that will earn both a Master of Education Degree and Montessori teacher certification. The program requires 45 credit hours of advanced level course work offered jointly by the MI-NE and Gordon College. Individuals who successfully complete this degree program will be eligible to enroll in an additional licensure sequence of courses at Gordon College to qualify for Massachusetts teacher licensure.

Program Overview

Concentration Courses

($350/credit—Eligible for federal and private loan funds)

EDU 522Integrating English Language Arts in the Classroom2
EDU 523Integrating History Content in the Classroom2
EDU 524Integrating Science Content in the Classroom2
EDU 533Foundations of Reading3
EDU 543Implementing Literacy Instruction3
EDU 564Introduction to Exceptionality3

Total   21 cr. hrs. 

Montessori Core Courses

($2400 for transfer of Montessori courses plus $75 admin fee twice per year)
Eligible for private loan funds

MON 545Foundations of Montessori Education (pre-practicum)6
MON 546Math & Instructional Strategies in the Montessori Classroom6
MON 547Language & Literacy Across the Curriculum6
MON 548Human Development & Learning3
MON 560Montessori Practicum & Seminar3

Total   24 cr. hrs. 

Program Total 45 cr. hrs. 

Additional Courses for Licensure

($350/credit—eligible for federal and private loan funds)

EDU 520Teaching Strategies3
EDU 575Classroom Management & Organization3
EDU 580Methods and Practice in Early Childhood3
EDU 614Integrating Technology for All Students3

For more information contact: www.gordon.edu/graduate/montessori

Dr. Janet Arndt, Director of Graduate Studies. Gordon College.

Email: janet.arndt@gordon.edu
Phone: (978) 867-4322
Mail: 255 Grapevine Rd, Wenham, MA 01984

Gordon College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.