Montessori Emphasis

The Master of Education with Montessori Emphasis allows transfer of 12 credits toward your degree if you have a Montessori credential from a free-standing MACTE-accredited institution or approved institution.

Montessori Emphasis Required Core Courses (10  credits)

Course Number

Course Title

Credits

EDUC 600 

Introduction to the Master's Degree  

1 credit

EDUC 701 

Understanding Educational Research and Design 

3 credits

EDUC 790 

Issues of Peace, Justice, & Educational Reform 

3 credits

EDUC 794

Culminating Experience*

3 credits

*Note: EDUC 794 may only be taken in the last term of enrollment in the program with no more than one other required course in the same term. A graduation clearance form must be submitted two terms prior to registering for EDUC 794.

Montessori Emphasis Required Emphasis & Elective Courses (21 credits)

Course Number

Course Title

Credits

EDUC 608

Montessori Child Development 

3 credits 

EDUC 649

Montessori Philosophy 

3 credits 

EDUC 652

Multicultural Education and Diversity 

3 credits 

EDUC 660

Introduction to Exceptional Children 

3 credits 

EDUC 712

Learning Styles and Learning Theories 

3 credits 

EDUC 722

Cognitive Development: Theory to Practice 

3 credits 

EDUC 723

Language Development: Theory to Practice 

3 credits 

EDUC 724

Social and Emotional Development: Theory to Practice 

3 credits 

EDUC 726

Children's Literature 

3 credits 

EDUC 764

Culturally Appropriate Practices and Montessori Methods 

3 credits 

EDUC 765

Development of the Senses and Montessori Methods 

3 credits 

EDUC 766

Early Childhood Language Arts Methods 

3 credits 

EDUC 767

Early Childhood Math Methods 

3 credits 

EDUC 768 

Place-Based Education for the Young Child 

3 credits 

EDUC 769

Nurturing the Spirit of the Child 

3 credits 

EDUC 770 

Integrated Curriculum 

3 credits 

EDUC 771 

Advanced Leadership & Guidance in Education 

3 credits 

EDUC 772

Advanced Leadership & Guidance in ECE 

3 credits 

EDUC 773 

Child Development in Cultural Context 

3 credits 


Note: A Montessori credential from a MACTE-accredited institution or approved institution can be transferred as 12 credits toward required emphasis courses. In addition to the required courses, candidates will select three elective courses with their advisor's approval from a list including but not limited to the following courses.