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M.A. in Teaching

Montessori Specialization

The Master of Arts in Teaching with Montessori specialization is based on the philosophy of Montessori education. The 36-hour M.A. in Teaching Montessori degree is composed of two concentrations, Montessori Elementary I and Montessori Early Childhood. The M.A. in Teaching with Montessori specialization is designed for students who are seeking an M.A. in Teaching with Montessori specialization training in the concentration Early Childhood (2.5 - 6 year old child) and Elementary Level I (6 - 9 year old child).

Degree Requirements Credit Hours
Early Childhood

Academic Specialization

Credit Hours - 21

EDUC 5360 Introduction to Montessori Philosophy and Observation

EDUC 5361 Montessori Practical Life and Philosophy

EDUC 5362 Montessori Sensorial and Philosophy

EDUC 5363 Montessori Early Childhood Mathematics and Philosophy

EDUC 5364 Montessori Early Childhood Language Arts and Philosophy

EDUC 5365 Montessori Cultural and Philosophy

EDUC 5366 Montessori Early Childhood Content Areas and Philosophy

Professional Development

Credit Hours - 3

EDUC 6302 Research in Education (S-L)

Resource Area

Credit Hours - 6

EDUC 5368 Montessori Child Development

EDUC 5369 Montessori Early Childhood Classroom Leadership

Required

Credit Hours - 0

EDUC 6010 Defense of Degree

Total Credit Hours Required 30
Degree Requirements Credit Hours

Degree Requirements Credit Hours
Elementary I

Academic Specialization

Credit Hours - 30

EDUC 5360 Introduction to Montessori Philosophy and Observation

EDUC 5370 Montessori Elementary Mathematics I and Philosophy

EDUC 5371 Montessori Elementary Mathematics II and Philosophy

EDUC 5372 Montessori Elementary Language Arts I and Philosophy

EDUC 5373 Montessori Elementary Language Arts II and Philosophy

EDUC 5374 Montessori Biological Sciences and Philosophy

EDUC 5375 Montessori Geometry, Fractions, and Philosophy

EDUC 5376 Montessori History, Geography, and Philosophy

EDUC 5377 Montessori Functional Geography and Philosophy

EDUC 5378 Montessori Elementary Content Areas and Philosophy

Resource Area

Credit Hours - 3

EDUC 5379 Montessori Elementary Classroom Management, Research, and Curriculum Design

Required

Credit Hours - 0

EDUC 6010 Defense of Degree

Total Credit Hours Required 33
Degree Requirements Credit Hours

Note: Refer to course descriptions for course prerequisites.

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

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