Expand your interest in exploring and applying Montessori concepts for lifelong learning.
The three-semester, 100 percent online, 36-credit Master of Education in Montessori Integrative Learning has options for three distinct types of students:
- Practitioners who wish to expand their existing knowledge and develop an area of emphasis.
- Lead teachers, heads of schools, and school board members, as well as other individuals who are interested in advancing Montessori ideas, but may not have a Montessori teaching credential.
- Teachers who wish to work with six- to twelve-year-olds. (This last option is designed for students who cannot attend training in-person and who do not need official Montessori certification.) If you are enrolled in a certificate program with one of our partners, you can receive credit for that training in the master’s program.
Note: The Montessori Integrative Learning program is not linked to Massachusetts teacher licensure.
All candidates must apply online at: www.endicott.edu/Van-Loan/Van-Loan-Admissions
Applicants should submit the following to Van Loan School Admissions, Endicott College, 376 Hale Street, Beverly, MA 01915
- Non-refundable $50.00 application fee (check made payable to Endicott College, cash or online) Application fee waived for veteran and military students;
- Two letters of recommendation (one academic reference and one professional reference);
- Official transcripts of all post-secondary academic work sent directly from the institution(s) including confirmation of undergraduate degree, date confirmed, and any other graduate work;
- Essay of 250-500 words on career goals and motivation for graduate study;
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for all students whose native language is not English; minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or 79 (iBT) is required. The institutional code for Endicott College is 3369. Endicott also accepts an IELTS score of 6.0 or better;
- Interview with the program director (only required for some programs)
- All admissions requirements must be satisfied in order to be formally accepted in a degree program. Students must be formally admitted to a program before the completion of six Endicott credits.
Requirements for admission include an undergraduate bachelor's degree and written responses to questions that are part of the application process. We are looking for self-directed learners who enjoy serious inquiry and are interested in applying and expanding concepts for lifelong learning. All pertinent program and application materials are located on our website http://www.ties-edu.org.
International Applicants for Graduate Admission
Endicott College welcomes and encourages applicants from around the world. International applicants are required to hold a college or university degree equivalent to a four-year American baccalaureate degree. Educational documents in a foreign language are required to be translated into English. All transcripts and translations of transcripts must be official originals and must show courses completed, grades received, grading scale, duration of study, degree or diploma received, and the date conferred. Endicott College reserves the right to request verification of the credentials by an external agency.
International applicants must submit current TOEFL scores when their native language is not English or when their baccalaureate transcript is not from an institution where English is the language of instruction. Once students have been admitted as degree candidates, Endicott College will send detailed instructions about the process for acquiring an Endicott-sponsored student visa.
Program of Study
Upon completion of the program, students will:
- Articulate a deep understanding of Montessori integrative learning in written and oral exposition
- Apply what is learned in an experiential context
- Develop awareness of the social context and implications of the student's area of emphasis
- Develop the ability to participate in a learning community and the personal development derived from collaborative experience
- Understand technology as an integral part of the education environment
Required CurriculumINT 530 - Integrative Learning I-Learning ToolsINT 553 - Exploring The Future Of Humanity I - Education and SystemsINT 585 - Montessori Foundation Emphasis I: PedagogyINT 567 - Creativity And Research I: ObservationINT 541 - Developing Integrative Learning Techniques II: Processing IdeasINT 554 - Transformative Learning I: ReflectionsINT 557 - Exploring The Future Of Humanity II - Cosmic Task of HumansINT 587 - Montessori Foundation Emphasis II: QuestioningINT 568 - Creativity and Research II: Self and OtherINT 556 - Transformative Learning II: Focus on ChangeINT 543 - Applying Integrative Learning Techniques III: ApplicationINT 559 - Exploring The Future Of Humanity III - Forward FocusINT 589 - Montessori Foundation Emphasis III: Development of MeaningINT 569 - Creativity And Research III: Subject as ObjectINT 558 - Transformative Learning III: Assimilation
Total Degree Requirements - 36 credits
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