Master of Education in Montessori Teacher Education

Program Information

Learn the foundations of the Montessori philosophy, which include self-expression, collaboration and discovery, while developing skills in general education and classroom leadership. Whether you’re a Montessori-credentialed educator working with students or you work with students in a non-educational capacity, deepening your knowledge of the Montessori educational philosophy can help you meet the demands of your job. The Master of Education in Montessori Teacher Education is a program deeply rooted in Campbellsville University’s Christian traditions.

Our online program provides students with a flexible learning experience that can fit into a busy schedule. You’ll have access to your course materials whenever you need them with our online classroom.

Course Offerings

This program includes a set of professional core courses that total between 9 and 15 credits, a 21-credit Montessori core set of courses and 6 credit hours of practicum experience.

Professional Core (9-15 credit hours, each course 3 credit hours)
ED 599 – Entry to TP
IEC 630 – Advanced Child Development
IEC 516 – Inclusive Education*
ED 605 – Research Methods & Procedures
IEC 540 – Adv. Positive Behavior Support*
IEC 625 – Global Perspectives in Early Childhood
IEC 690 – Special Topics in IECE*
*Taken if needed with advisor approval

Montessori Core (21 credit hours, each course 3 credit hours)
IEC 525 – Foundations of Montessori Ed
IEC 526* – Practical Life/Culture Curr/Methods
IEC 527* – Sensorial Curr/Methods
IEC 528* – Language/Literacy Curr/Methods
IEC 529* – Math Curr/Methods
IEC 570 – Observation/Assessment & Mgt.
IEC 650 – Classroom Leadership
* Courses taken during 4-week summer institute on the main campus of Campbellsville University.

Montessori Core (21 credit hours, each course 3 credit hours)
IEC 598 – Montessori Practicum/Seminars I
IEC 599 – Montessori Practicum/Seminars II
IEC 698 – Montessori Practicum/Seminars III
IEC 699 – Montessori Practicum/Seminars IV

Course details are based on information available at the time of publication. Specific program requirements are subject to change.

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Real-World Preparation

Through our online education program, you will develop a strong foundation in the principles of Montessori education. There are a number of benefits students receive from the quality instruction Campbellsville University offers, including:

  • Online format with 4-week summer institute
  • No current teaching certificate/license required for admission
  • A curriculum deeply rooted in the foundations of the Montessori philosophy and Christian values
  • Instruction from all-Montessori faculty with real-world experience

How to Apply

The Campbellsville University admissions process is simple and straightforward. Follow these steps to begin your journey:

  1. Submit a completed application.
  2. Submit an official transcript (containing a complete record of all courses attempted) from each college or university attended.
  3. Submit three (3) professional reference letters.
  4. Criminal background check.
  5. If GPA is lower than 2.75, GRE and/or interview may be required.

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