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, and School Counseling programs.

Once you sign up for an information session, visit out our directions and parking information page.

General Information Sessions

Join us for an information session designed to introduce prospective applicants to Loyola's graduate programs in education, including Educational Leadership, Educational Technology, Literacy, Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), School Counseling, and Special Education. Whether you are a professional switching careers into teaching, an educator who is seeking teacher certification, or an educator seeking to advance your career, Loyola has a graduate program in education just right for your busy schedule. State-approved and nationally-accredited, Loyola's education programs offer you an outstanding level of professional instruction. A Loyola degree will equip you with the theory and knowledge in your field and prepare you for the day-to-day challenges that today's educators face.

*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.

To register for an information session, please click the date link.

Our information sessions will provide you an opportunity to meet our faculty and staff. During our information session, you'll discover graduate programs to assist you with career opportunities, learn about financial assistance, and also meet other prospective students who are the same place in their lives—and considering taking the next step toward meeting their professional goals.

Program-Specific Information Sessions: Kodály, MAT, Montessori, and School Counseling

In addition to the general information sessions, Loyola's School of Education sponsors these program-specific sessions:

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, our guests 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 their classrooms. 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. 

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.

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.  

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 . The Director of the program, 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)

Loyola's TELL certificate program is designed for the certified teacher interested in becoming more proficient in working with the growing student population for whom English is a second or third language, as well as those professionals who work with children and young adults who are ELLs.

  • October 14, 2015 - Virtual Information Session (tentatively scheduled)

Other Information Sessions

Join representatives of Loyola's Career Center and Office of Financial Aid to learn more about services offered to School of Education graduate students. 

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.