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Graduate Programs

Graduate Programs

Want to go to the next level? We have specialized graduate programs that will make you an expert in your field, boost your salary, and challenge you to be the best you can be.

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Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate (1)

Marygrove’s Certificate Program and Endorsement in Autism Spectrum Disorders is designed are designed for certified teachers who wish to add the ASD endorsement. This program is available completely online. Student teaching requirements may be satisfied in on-the-job placements or during the summer semester to meet the needs of candidates who work full time during the school year.
Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate

Educational Leadership (1)

A Master of Arts in Educational Leadership will provide students with advanced knowledge and skills in managing and leading the modern school. This program focuses on the principal as the instructional leader and the chief architect of change in the school. In addition to a thorough grounding in the fundamental principles of administrative and management theory and capacity building, students will be introduced to the concept of the principal as change agent. Emphasis will be placed on acquiring organizational development, assessment, change skills and identifying and working with the issues facing the urban school administrator.
Educational Leadership

Educational Technology (1)

Graduates of the program will become leaders in using computers and integrating educational technology in the classrooms. They will also become technology experts in the school and school district. The technology revolution has touched all aspects of teaching and administration in today’s schools. As a result educators—teachers, professionals, and administrators alike—must keep up with changes and make choices among an ever expanding array of technology resources.
Educational Technology

English, Graduate (2)

The Master of Arts in English is designed to provide both theoretical and practical foundations for teaching English in community colleges or high schools. It is a 33-credit-hour program whose courses are offered in the evening and on weekends. Two required core courses will give a solid base for graduate English studies, while two 600-level advanced seminars will offer rigorous opportunities to explore various disciplinary topics in depth. The flexibly conceived Masters Project will provide an opportunity for students to further explore their topic of interest in literary works or in teaching composition.
English, Graduate

Graduate Reading Program (5)

Marygrove’s education programs range from Early Childhood Education through Adult Learning. Our goal is to prepare compassionate, reflective teachers who are academically, socially, and technically competent to communicate with all learners in a diverse world.
Graduate Reading Program

Human Resource Management Certificate (1)

Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management
The graduate certificate program in Human Resource Management helps practicing HRM specialists or other organization staff members moving into HRM to advance their knowledge and skills in the field.
The Human Resource Management graduate certificate program focuses upon the practice of human resource management in business, government, and not-for-profit organizations. Courses offer both concept and skill components designed to help students base practice on solid theoretical grounding.
Human Resource Management Certificate

Human Resource Management Masters (1)

The Master of Arts degree and graduate certificate programs in Human Resource Management help practicing HRM specialists or other organization staff members moving into HRM to advance their knowledge and skills in the field.
Human Resource Management Masters

Learning Disabilities Certificate (1)

Marygrove’s Certificate Program and Endorsement in Specific Learning Disabilities is designed for certified teachers who wish to add the LD endorsement. This program combines face-to-face courses on our Detroit campus with hybrid and online course offerings.
Learning Disabilities Certificate

Literacy Learning (1)

The Marygrove College Education Department collaboratively prepares educators committed to the success of all students believing that quality education is vital to wholeness of persons, sustainability of communities, and a vibrant, just democratic society.
Literacy Learning

Master in the Art of Teaching (28)

Known for excellence in teaching since 1905, Marygrove College has been offering the convenience of online MAT classes and the flexibility of its Master in the Art of Teaching (MAT) online degree program since 1990. Marygrove's MAT degree provides teachers with the opportunity to link the latest developments in educational research to their own teaching practice. The MAT degree program is designed to empower teachers by focusing on the knowledge and skills required to deliver effective instruction to diverse learners from preschool through high school, including those with special needs.
Master in the Art of Teaching

Core Courses (6), Specialty Courses (21)

Master of Education + Teacher Certification (2)

Marygrove’s education programs range from Early Childhood Education to Adult Learning. Our goal is to prepare compassionate, reflective teachers who are academically, socially, and technically competent to communicate with all learners in a diverse world.
Master of Education + Teacher Certification

Modern Language Translation (2)

The Modern Language Translation program is designed for professionals who plan to pursue a career in translation and train for the American Translators Association (ATA) certification. The certificate is also intended for individuals who wish to communicate effectively in a multilingual and multicultural work environment. The sequence of courses provides translation training from Arabic, French, or Spanish into English.
Modern Language Translation

Professional Development for Teachers (1)

Welcome to your future as a well-prepared, up-to-the-minute K-12 educator of the 21st century! Marygrove College has a nearly eighty-year history of training teachers. Marygrove-educated teachers can be found in public and private schools across the nation in classrooms and in leadership positions.
Professional Development for Teachers

Reading & Literacy (5)

The present program is designed to provide advanced study in theories of literacy development that will prepare its graduates to serve in leadership roles as reading teachers, reading specialists, or as reading clinicians in public, private, or parochial school settings. Flexibility within the program provides opportunities for students from differing backgrounds to acquire specific skills and knowledge to meet their individual needs.
Reading & Literacy

School Administrator Certificate (1)

The Administrative Certification program is designed to prepare candidates with advanced knowledge and skills in leading and managing a school committed to the success of all students. The program focuses on preparing candidates to serve as the instructional leader in the school, ensuring both a supportive environment and rich learning experiences for students and adults.
School Administrator Certificate

Social Justice (4)

Social justice education is important. The Master’s Program in Social Justice flows from the mission of Marygrove College. The program is ideal for those interested in learning and promoting social justice/change. It provides for analysis and reflection in the ways of thinking, the values, assumptions, and the actions that maintain the economic, political, and cultural structures that shape our lives. It also seeks to build competencies and skills to transform these structures toward a more just society. In addition, this program seeks to create an internal culture of justice among the candidates.
Social Justice

Special Education, ASD (1)

Marygrove’s Master of Education in Special Education with a concentration in Autism Spectrum Disorders is designed to provide both a strong foundation in the knowledge, skills and dispositions considered foundational to all special education practitioners as well as those more specific to the area of Autism Spectrum Disorders. This program is available completely online. Student teaching requirements may be satisfied in on-the-job placements or during the summer semester to meet the needs of candidates who work full time during the school year.
Special Education, ASD

Special Education, LD (3)

The Masters of Education Degree (M.Ed.) in Special Education with Concentration in Learning Disabilities prepares K-12 teachers for leading effective differentiated instruction for students with learning disabilities.
Special Education, LD

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Master in the Art of Teaching

Master in the Art of Teaching

Earn an MAT Degree at Marygrove College Master in the Art of Teaching

Known for excellence in teaching since 1905, Marygrove College has been offering the convenience of online MAT classes and the flexibility of its Master in the Art of Teaching (MAT) online degree program since 1990. Marygrove's MAT degree provides teachers with the opportunity to link the latest developments in educational research to their own teaching practice. The MAT degree program is designed to empower teachers by focusing on the knowledge and skills required to deliver effective instruction to diverse learners from preschool through high school, including those with special needs.

 

With over 28,000 MAT degree graduates from the Master in the Art of Teaching (MAT) degree program, Marygrove has a history of serving K-12 teachers with an online MAT program that is relevant to today’s working educators, with outcomes that improve classroom practice and help online MAT degree graduates fulfill their career aspirations. 

The online MAT degree is available as the following programs of study with a focus on:

  • Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment, K-12
  • Elementary Reading & Literacy, K-6
  • Elementary Mathematics, K-5
  • Middle Level Mathematics, 6-8
  • Effective Teaching for the 21st Century

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School Administrator Certificate

School Administrator Certificate

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School Administrator Certificate

GENERAL INFORMATION

The Administrative Certification program is designed to prepare candidates with advanced knowledge and skills in leading and managing a school committed to the success of all students. The program focuses on preparing candidates to serve as the instructional leader in the school, ensuring both a supportive environment and rich learning experiences for students and adults. Candidates learn to effectively engage the systems within which schooling is embedded by understanding and applying principles of system theory in their planning, decision making, and change processes. They examine the relationships among social justice, school culture and student achievement and are challenged to work for a school vision and culture of high expectations and equitable opportunities for all students.

SPECIFIC PROGRAM INFORMATION

The Administrative Certificate Program is a 21-24 credit program open to certified teachers who already hold a Master’s degree from an accredited institution and are interested in becoming a K-12 principal. The program is offered online. Candidates can complete the program in 4 semesters if they register for a minimum of six credits a term. Students who are currently principals are able to submit a professional portfolio to be reviewed for consideration of waiving Internship II (EDL 687).

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Certificate program requires a master’s degree from an accredited higher education institution
  • Minimum 3.0 grade point average
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work completed
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work completed
  • Career plan
  • Two letters of recommendation from individuals who can speak to the candidate’s leadership potential
  • Completed application
  • Elementary or secondary teaching certificate
  • Beginning with Fall 2015 entrants, candidates will be required to take the Praxis test (or similar exam) during their Internship I course. Test fees for the Praxis test are currently $115 plus some additional fees for reports. It might be prudent to estimate $200 for test related costs.

 

For Information, Contact:
Dr. Mary Katherine Hamilton, IHM
Associate Professor /
Coordinator of Educational Leadership
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