Accelerated M.Ed Program for Working Adults

Take your education career to the next level with the Mount’s Master of Education in Instructional Leadership. This evening program is designed for certified teachers who want to become leaders in administration.

Classes meet once per week from 6-10 p.m. on a part-time or full-time basis so that you can balance your job and coursework. The majority of classes are offered in an 8-week format, allowing you to focus on one course at a time.

Coursework covers the following topics:

  • Current trends in education
  • Principles of school leadership and administration
  • Strategic planning and leadership
  • Curriculum, instruction and assessment
  • Improving instruction through supervision
  • Managing school finances
  • Educational policy and school law
Upon program completion, you can seek administrator I or administrator II certification 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 concentrations in reading and instructional design and technology.

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Affordability & Aid

Graduate level programs are designed to be taken one course at a time and program pricing is set by credit hours instead of by the year like traditional undergraduate programs.

  • $21,989 – Estimated total cost of the program, including tuition and fees.*
  • Cost is based on 36 credits (12 classes) at $594 per credit, plus practicum I and II lab fees ($265 & $340 each).*
  • No application fee.
  • Students may transfer in up to 9 graduate credits.

*Tuition and fees represent 2022-23 rates, effective July 1, 2022. Subject to change without notice.

Financial Aid

Students enrolled on at least half-time basis (6-credits per semester) may qualify for financial aid. You may seek financial assistance through federal and state-funded programs, private loan providers, or deferment of undergraduate loans.

The Mount also has a variety of employer tuition remission or reimbursement agreements with local school systems, businesses and community colleges, so you may just get a discount from your employer or previous college. Learn more about Graduate Student Financial Aid at the Mount.

Admissions & Application

The Master of Education program is for certified teachers who hold a bachelor’s degree in education.

  • Classes begin: Every semester.
  • Admissions: Rolling.
  • No application fee.

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in education with a minimum 2.75 GPA.
  • Official transcript(s) from all accredited institutions attended after high school.
  • Copy of current valid teaching certificate.
Start Your Free Application Today

Apply Here

For questions, please contact:

Mary Newton
Assistant to the Dean
School of Education
newton@msmary.edu

Affordability & Aid

Affordability & Aid

Graduate level programs are designed to be taken one course at a time and program pricing is set by credit hours instead of by the year like traditional undergraduate programs.

  • $21,989 – Estimated total cost of the program, including tuition and fees.*
  • Cost is based on 36 credits (12 classes) at $594 per credit, plus practicum I and II lab fees ($265 & $340 each).*
  • No application fee.
  • Students may transfer in up to 9 graduate credits.

*Tuition and fees represent 2022-23 rates, effective July 1, 2022. Subject to change without notice.

Financial Aid

Students enrolled on at least half-time basis (6-credits per semester) may qualify for financial aid. You may seek financial assistance through federal and state-funded programs, private loan providers, or deferment of undergraduate loans.

The Mount also has a variety of employer tuition remission or reimbursement agreements with local school systems, businesses and community colleges, so you may just get a discount from your employer or previous college. Learn more about Graduate Student Financial Aid at the Mount.

Admissions & Application

Admissions & Application

The Master of Education program is for certified teachers who hold a bachelor’s degree in education.

  • Classes begin: Every semester.
  • Admissions: Rolling.
  • No application fee.

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in education with a minimum 2.75 GPA.
  • Official transcript(s) from all accredited institutions attended after high school.
  • Copy of current valid teaching certificate.
Start Your Free Application Today

Apply Here

For questions, please contact:

Mary Newton
Assistant to the Dean
School of Education
newton@msmary.edu