Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) in Montessori Education

For applicants who already hold a M.Ed., a Certificate of Advanced Study is offered. The Montessori course of study is given 27 graduate credits. One additional course, ED627 - Advanced Research Project in Montessori Education, fulfills the requirements for the CAS for a total of 30 graduate credits. The student designs and implements a research project under the supervision of a faculty advisor.

ACADEMIC YEAR FORMAT

Possible Career Paths

Click on the links for more information on jobs and Standard Occupational Codes (SOC) related to this program:

  SOC Codes 
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 25-2011.00
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 25-2012.00
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 25-2021.00
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 25-2022.00

Estimated Program Costs

  • Program tuition and fees: $14,280.00*
  • Program books and supplies: $2,000.00*
  • On-campus room and board: Not offered

*Note: Costs for the program, including tuition, fees, books, and supplies, are estimated based on academic year 2013-14 rates. Rates are subject to change.

Financing

  • Financing options: Refer to the office of financial aid website.
  • Median debt for program graduates: Due to privacy regulations, since fewer than 10 students completed the program in 2012-13, this information may not be disclosed.

Success

  • Program length: This 30-credit program is designed to take 20 months to complete.
  • Percentage of graduates who completed this program in the time defined above: Due to privacy regulations, since fewer than 10 students completed the program in 2012-13, this information may not be disclosed.
  • Job placement rate for this program: Since the job placement rate is not required by an accrediting body nor by the State of Maryland, this information is not available.

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