Part-time Evening M.Ed for Working Teachers

You will be prepared to lead your school as a reading specialist/literacy coach, K-12, after completing the Master of Education with a concentration in reading at Mount St. Mary’s University. The Mount’s program equips you to plan for culturally and linguistically diverse students.

The acclaimed M.Ed program is also recognized for:

  • Classes designed for working adults. Attend year-round, part-time evening classes at campuses in Frederick and Emmitsburg.
  • National recognition by the International Literacy Association.
  • Accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
Graduates of the program are eligible for certification as a reading specialist, K-12, from the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE).

Complete the form to schedule a detailed transcript analysis or to connect with an advisor.

M.Ed study tracks also include a concentration in technology facilitation and a program in instructional leadership.

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Estimated total cost of program tuition, including fees*

  • Cost is based on 36 credits (12 classes) at $520 per credit, plus practicum I and II lab fees ($105 each*)
  • No application fee
  • Students may transfer in up to 9 graduate credits

Financial Aid
Students may seek financial assistance through federal and state funded programs, private loan providers, employer tuition remission or reimbursement, or deferment of undergraduate loans.

*Tuition and fees represent 2017-18 rates. Tuition is subject to change without notice.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

The Master of Education program is for certified teachers who hold a bachelor’s degree in education. Candidates are seeking the professional role of reading specialist/literacy coach in grades K-12.

Admissions requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education with a minimum 2.75 GPA
  • Current valid teaching certification
  • Successful completion of admissions interview
  • Prerequisite courses may be required
  • Two letters of recommendation; Download guidelines
Application Process

Application Process

Classes begin: January, May, August
Admissions: Rolling
No application fee

A complete application includes:

  • Free online application
  • Official transcript(s) from all accredited institutions attended after high school
  • Two letters of recommendation; Download guidelines
  • Copy of current valid teaching certificate
  • Admissions interview
Send application materials to:
Graduate Programs in Education
Mount St. Mary’s University
Division of Education
Archbishop Borders Hall
16300 Old Emmitsburg Road
Emmitsburg, MD 21727

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