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2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Integrative Learning, Montessori (Master of Education)

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The three-semester Master of Education in Montessori Integrative Learning has three syllabus options. One enables Montessori practitioners to expand their existing knowledge and develop an “area of emphasis.” Another option, school leadership, is designed for 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. A third option includes a course of study for working 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 degree program. The program as a whole addresses an evolution of Montessori insights for the current times. It honors the contributions of Maria and Mario Montessori and explores the ways in which the radical roots of the approach are still cogent. It acknowledges that the context and content for understanding the implications of the process have grown exponentially. Students start new collaboratives in September. Our “all online” program embraces dialogue as the communication context. Students work in collaborative colloquia as part of an online learning community. Through this online program we have reached over 400 students in 42 countries.

Note: The Montessori Integrative Learning program is NOT linked to Massachusetts teacher licensure.

Admission Requirements

All candidates must apply online at: endicott.edu/admission/information-for-graduate-students/apply 

Applicants should submit the following to Graduate 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;
  • 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

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