Montgomery County Cohorts
Hybrid and fully online master's degree and certificate cohort options for educators.
Loyola University Maryland does not offer a partnership with Montgomery County Public Schools.
Upcoming Virtual Information Sessions
Learn more about the benefits and admission process of our cohort graduate programs. Register today! Attendees will have the opportunity to speak with recruiters, complete an application and have the $60 application fee waived!
All Counties /All Programs
Educational Leadership and Post-Master's Certificate programs
All Literacy Programs
Curriculum and Instruction for Social Justice
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership
This program is for educators who wish to become leaders at the school (principal/assistant principal) and/or district level (supervisor, director, assistant superintendent, and superintendent). This 39-credit program will focus on both the theory and practice of contemporary school leadership. The program includes a six-credit internship, through which students have the opportunity to apply experience and further develop their leadership abilities in a real-life education setting.
M.Ed. in Educational Technology
This program is for teachers who wish to expand their use of technology in their own classroom, as well as those wishing to become technology leaders on the school, district, and national levels. This 36-credit program requires an 18-credit technology core, a 3-credit research core, a 12-credit leadership core, and a 3-credit culminating internship.
M.Ed. in Literacy-Reading Specialist
This 30-credit program is designed for the certified teacher who wishes to be certified by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) as a Reading Specialist based on and aligned to the standards outlined by the International Literacy Association. In this program, you will be prepared to not only meet the needs of struggling literacy learners, but also to assume leadership positions within your school.
Certificate in Teaching English Language Learners (TELL)
This 15-credit fully online certificate is for anyone working with English language learning clients or students. You will develop practical skills and theoretical knowledge necessary for effective expertise in bilingual teaching, learning, and assessment.
Certificate in Administration and Supervision (Post-Master's certification)
This program is for an individual that has obtained a master's degree from an accredited institution and 27 months of satisfactory teaching performance or satisfactory performance as a specialist. This program provides eligibility for certification as an administrator I (assistant in administration, supervisor in instruction, or supervisor in central administration).
How to Apply
Fall 2021 Scholarship Deadline: June 1
1. Submit the online application for cohort programs.
2. You will receive an email with your login information to complete next steps.
3. Log in and upload supplemental materials, which include submitting your essay and any optional documents (résumé, letter of recommendation).
4. Send official* transcripts or e-scripts of colleges/universities attended to:
Office of Graduate Admission
Timonium Graduate Center
2034 Greenspring Drive
Timonium, MD 21093
For more information or questions regarding Montgomery County cohorts, please contact Jerusha Dunning or Jade Margerum at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-617-2990.