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 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).

The program will cover literacy assessment and intervention, reading in secondary content areas, and literacy instruction for culturally and linguistically diverse and neurodiverse students. Courses will also cover how the reading specialist plans and delivers research-based professional development workshops for colleagues and communicates data-driven decisions with K-12 learners, their parents, colleagues and policy makers.

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

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Affordability & Aid

  • $21,519 – Estimated total cost of program tuition, including fees.*
  • Cost is based on 36 credits (12 classes) at $594 per credit, plus practicum I fees ($135).*
  • No application fee.
  • Students may transfer in up to 9 graduate credits.

*Tuition and fees represent 2022-23 rates, effective July 1, 2022. Tuition is 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. Candidates are seeking the professional role of reading specialist/literacy coach in grades K-12.

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

Application Requirements

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

Free Application

For questions, please contact:

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

Affordability & Aid

Affordability & Aid

  • $21,519 – Estimated total cost of program tuition, including fees.*
  • Cost is based on 36 credits (12 classes) at $594 per credit, plus practicum I fees ($135).*
  • No application fee.
  • Students may transfer in up to 9 graduate credits.

*Tuition and fees represent 2022-23 rates, effective July 1, 2022. Tuition is 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. Candidates are seeking the professional role of reading specialist/literacy coach in grades K-12.

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

Application Requirements

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

Free Application

For questions, please contact:

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