Online Graduate Programs

Woman student working at laptopEnjoy the convenience and flexibility of completing your master's or certificate program from wherever you are with Loyola University Maryland's School of Education fully online graduate programs.

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Scholarship Opportunities

Loyola is proud to offer applicants of qualifying graduate programs scholarship opportunities. For more information, visit our scholarship website.

Fully Online Graduate Program Offerings

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. 

Program Overview

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.

Program Overview

M.Ed. in Literacy - Literacy Teacher for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations

This 30-credit program is designed for teachers and professionals who wish to become more knowledgeable about Teaching English Language Learners (TELL). The program provides candidates with a strong foundation in literacy curriculum, instruction, and assessment at the K-12 levels for teaching ELLs.

Program Overview

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.

Program Overview

Post-Diploma Master's in Montessori Education

Offered to all trained teachers with a MACTE-accredited diploma, this 36-credit program allows experienced Montessorians to grow their experience beyond the initial training, enhance their career trajectories, and explore the fundamentals of action research.

Program Overview

How to Apply

Programs offer a Spring, Summer, or Fall start. Visit the program page for more information about deadlines and required supplemental application materials.

If you're ready to take the next step, please submit an online application for the graduate program of your choice.

Contact Information

For more information or questions regarding our fully online graduate programs, please contact:

Jerusha Dunning or Jade Margerum at education@loyola.edu or 410-617-2990 (Educational Technology, Literacy, and TELL certificate)

Mechelle Palmer at graduate@loyola.edu or 410-617-5020 (Montessori)

Testimonials

Eboni Akpan Zook
I like the cohort experience because, throughout my program, I take classes with nearly the same group of peers with whom I started. As we are familiar with each other, we are able to dig deeper into controversial topics and take risks in sharing our thoughts and experiences as educators. Eboni Akpan Zook
M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction for Social Justice, expected '20 Technology Teacher, Baltimore City Public Schools
Megan Herman
I chose Loyola due to its focus on students and their whole person. Loyola’s cohort partnership with Montgomery County Public Schools, where I work, made it very convenient to take classes! The professors and internship site supervisors support and guide you through the process of becoming a school leader. Megan Herman
M.Ed. Educational Leadership, '18 Classroom Teacher, Montgomery County Public Schools
Nia Wilkes
Because of my degree, my Principal created an instructional technology position for me at my school. I'm so thankful for my experience at Loyola, I'm more knowledgeable, more confident and a leader among my peers. I've made lasting friendships and professional connections. Nia Wilkes
M.Ed. in Educational Technology, '16 Instructional Technology Teacher, Lewisdale Elementary School, Prince George's County