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Master of Education in Montessori Teacher Education

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.

This program is also available in a 100% online format. Learn more about Campbellsville University’s online Master of Education in Montessori Teacher Education.

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