Graduate Information Sessions

At Loyola, we offer general information sessions that discuss our graduate education programs in the School of Education, as well as special interest information sessions for those specifically interested in our Kodály, Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), Montessori, School Counseling, Special Education, and Teaching English Language Learners (TELL) programs. You are also welcome to attend our Career Center and Financial Aid information sessions.

General Sessions

Join us for an information session designed to introduce prospective applicants to Loyola's graduate programs in education, including Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership, Educational Technology, Literacy, Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), School Counseling, and Special Education. You'll meet faculty, staff, and other prospective students, as well as learn about programs that can assist you with career opportunities and financial assistance.

*Note: General information sessions do not cover information about Montessori or Kodály Music Education. Scroll further down the page to learn more about information sessions specific to those programs.

Accelerated Master's Information Session

Are you a Loyola Sophomore, Junior, or Senior interested in becoming a teacher? Join us for an information session to learn more about our accelerated options to pursue your Master of Arts in Teaching (Elementary or Secondary) or your M.Ed. in Special Education! Over pizza, you'll hear directly from program faculty and students about this convenient and accelerated option to obtain your Master's degree and initial teacher certification in just 12-14 months. Please register prior to the event and indicate your program of interest (MAT or M.Ed. in Special Education).

Kodály Music Education

Experience first hand the engaging, exciting world of Kodály Music Education by joining American Kodály Institute faculty members and world class guest presenters for a free day of music making, food, networking, and fabulous teaching ideas. In addition to participating in workshop sessions, you will have the opportunity to learn more about Loyola's innovative, flexible summer master's degree program in Kodály Music Education, and will go home with a wealth of kid-tested songs and teaching materials to use in your classroom. Each Saturday Kodály workshop is unique, and music educators are invited to attend one workshop or many.   

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Are you interested in teacher education? Attend our information session and learn more about career options in education! Join us for a unique, personalized opportunity to learn more about our Master of Arts in Teaching Program. Whether you are a recent college graduate, a professional interested in changing careers, a non-certified teacher, or current undergraduate student, Loyola has a program for you. All sessions will cover information on admission strategies and tips on financing your graduate education.

MAT specific sessions are offered in addition to the general information sessions. Both types of sessions (general and program-specific) cover the same information. 

Montessori Education/Partner AMI Institutes

Loyola University Maryland has a unique program that allows qualified students to combine AMI Montessori teacher training with a Master’s degree in Education. Learn more about Loyola's partnership with 10 Montessori training centers across the United States.  

Washington Montessori Institute (WMI)

Immerse yourself in the world of Montessori Education at an information session with the Washington Montessori Institute, the oldest AMI training center in North America. Graduates of this program earn the internationally recognized AMI diploma and Master of Education (M.Ed.) in approximately 14 months. Sessions will include an informal presentation on information pertaining to the history of Montessori Education, overview of the primary and elementary programs, program requirements, education core courses, and admission requirements.

School Counseling Class Visit and Information Sessions

Experience the classroom and discussion first hand during a School Counseling class visitation. Join the faculty and staff from Loyola's School Counseling program for an informative presentation and opportunity to sit in on part of a class. The courses that open to visitors are listed in the event links below. Space available at these class visitation events is limited and registration is first come, first served.

Special Education

Join us for an information session designed to introduce applicants to Loyola’s Master in Special Education Programs. Program Director Cathy Rosensteel will provide a unique, personalized session to give you an opportunity to learn about the course content, certification process, and requirements for admission.

Teaching English Language Learners (TELL)

Join us for a virtual information session designed to introduce applicants to the Certificate in Teaching English Language Learners (TELL) program. Admissions and program staff will provide a unique, personalized session to give you an opportunity to learn about the course content and requirements for admission.

  • Tentatively scheduled for November 17, 2015 (Virtual Session)

Career Center Virtual Information Sessions

Is the goal of your graduate education to secure a great first job, change careers, or earn a promotion through your current employer? Loyola's Career Center provides comprehensive and free services to all of its graduate students, including assisting graduate students in identifying and exploring career options; networking with alumni and employers; formulating a career action plan; and implementing an effective job search. Join representatives from the Career Center for an engaging virtual presentation and Q&A about these services and outcomes for Loyola graduate students.

Financial Aid Virtual Information Sessions

Join representatives from the office of Financial Aid and office of Graduate Admission for an informative presentation about the financial aid process for graduate school. At the end of the presentation, the chat will open up to a Q&A about investing in your future through loans and other financial aid programs. These sessions are open to prospective students and applicants of all Loyola graduate programs. 

Graduate School Fairs

Loyola's School of Education is participating in the Education Virtual Graduate Fair with Career Eco on October 15. This online event is a convenient way to interact with our admissions representatives and have your questions answered while exploring Loyola's graduate programs in education. Please register or access the virtual fair via the link below.