MA
Certificate
The MA in Leadership in Teaching: Differentiated Instruction program is designed to meet the needs of educators who work with a diverse population of students. Coursework provides a depth of knowledge applicable to any level of educator seeking to provide supportive and integrated teaching for all levels of learners.
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What to Expect Studying at Notre Dame of Maryland University

With award-winning teacher certification programs nationally recognized by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, you can expect to benefit from small class sizes, expert faculty, and practical field experiences.

Master's Degree

Required Courses

EDU 557 Leadership Seminar I (3)
EDU 559 Leadership Seminar II (3)
EDU 567 Learning Theory and Practice (3)
EDU 543 Reading, Analyzing, and Interpreting Educational Research (3)
EDU 552 Global Perspectives in Teaching (3)
EDU 667 Instructional Tools for Digital Learning (3)
EDGT 501 Affective Characteristics of Diverse Gifted and Talented Learners (3)
EDU 508 Issues in TESOL (3)
SPE 546 Methods of Teaching Students with Special Needs (3)
EDUC 511 Culturally Relevant Pedagogy (3)

Students will choose two electives

Total Credits 36

Certificate

Choose four of the following courses:

  • EDU 667: Instructional Tools for Digital Learning
  • EDGT 501: Affective Characteristics of Diverse Gifted and Talented Learners
  • EDU 508: Issues in TESOL
  • SPE 546: Methods of Teaching Students with Special Needs
  • EDUC 511: Culturally Relevant Pedagogy

Flexible Class Schedules

Work with an advisor to develop a personalized program plan: 

  • Many courses available online.
  • Courses offered in the evenings at times convenient for working adults.
  • Occasional courses available on Saturdays.

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