Loyola University Maryland

The Washington Montessori Institute (WMI)

Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) in Montessori Education

For applicants who already hold an 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

Typical Program Length: 15-30 Months

  • Program tuition and fees:
    • Academic Year: $15,595
  • Program books and supplies: $1,500*
  • On-Campus room and board: Not offered

*Does not include $25 registration fee per term.

*Note: Costs for the program, including tuition, fees, books, and supplies, are estimated based on academic year 2016-17 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 2015-16, this information may not be disclosed.

Success

  • Program length: This 30 credit program, dependent upon the format in which an individual enrolls, can take 30, 27, 18, or 15 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 2015-16, 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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