Center for Montessori Education

Apply to the M.Ed. Program from an AMI Off-Site Partner

Students applying for admission to Loyola’s Graduate Programs in Montessori Education in collaboration with a partner AMI institute must make separate application to both the AMI institute and to Loyola University Maryland. Applicants are encouraged to submit applications well before the priority dates, particularly if they are planning to apply for federal student loans.

Application Deadlines

Deadlines for the programs are as follows:

Start Term Deadline
AMI courses beginning Summer 2017 May 15  (March 1 for international students*)
AMI courses beginning Fall 2017 Aug. 15  (June 1 for international students*)

*Application deadlines for international students are earlier because it can take a prolonged period of time for transcript evaluations to be processed and results sent to Loyola.

Application Form

When you complete the online application select one area of concentration (infant, primary, or elementary) and also indicate the location of the AMI training center where you will be enrolled.

 

https://grad.loyola.edu/apply/

Required Supplemental Materials

In addition to the application form, you must submit the following:

  1. Three (3) professional/academic letters of recommendation  
  2. Resume 
  3. Personal essay (found on the application form)
  4. Non-refundable $60 application fee
  5. Official transcripts from ALL colleges or universities attended. All foreign transcripts must be translated and evaluated by an approved evaluation service. (naces.org)
  6. TOEFL or IELTS test scores are required if the student's native language in not English. Loyola's ETS code is 5370. Loyola requires a minimum TOEFL score of 80 or a 7 in all areas of the IELTS.

Please have your college(s) send your transcript(s) to one of the addresses below.

Mail:

Loyola University Maryland

Office of Graduate Admission

2034 Greenspring Drive

Timonium, MD 21093

Email-  graduate@loyola.edu

 

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that a completed application and all supplemental materials are received by the application final deadlines. Supplemental materials, once received, become the property of Loyola University Maryland and cannot be returned.

Additional Application Information

Applicants seeking admission to the M.Ed. program in Montessori Education must have completed a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with an overall GPA of 3.00 or above for unconditional acceptance.

Individuals with GPA's between 2.75 and 3.00 may be considered for provisional admission status. Additional writing samples or test results may be requested before a final decision is made.

Disclaimer
Loyola University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national and ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation in the administration of any of its education prograqms and activities or with respect to admission and employment. The designated Compliance Officer to ensure compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, as amended, and with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, is Kathleen Parnell, assistant vice president for human resources, 5000 York Road, Room 206, 410-617-2354. Loyola is authorized under Federal Law to enroll non-immigrant, alien students.