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Montessori - Elementary Education, M.Sc.

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This degree prepares one to implement a holistic, personalized, self-paced, hands-on developmentally appropriate curriculum for children (ages six through twelve) using the Montessori Method.


If you are looking for an innovative approach to education where children love learning, teachers enjoy teaching, and parents are happy, the Montessori system presents that vision to you. The Adrian Dominican School of Education offers you unique opportunities to:

  • Learn the philosophy underlying the Montessori Method.
  • Acquire a repertoire of teaching strategies which have been found to be successful with children all throughout the world.
  • Develop skills in addressing the challenges of the educational setting.

The Montessori Education graduate programs are fully accredited by MACTE (Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education) and you are eligible to also earn an AMS credential (American Montessori Society) upon completion of your program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Montessori
  • Montessori Methods and Materials I
  • Montessori Methods and Materials II
  • Montessori and Child Development
  • Language Arts for Montessori Teachers
  • Humanities in the Montessori Early Childhood Classroom
  • Sciences in the Montessori Early childhood Classroom
  • Life Sciences for Montessori Teachers
  • Physical/Social Sciences for Montessori Teachers

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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General Requirements

  • The program offers quality Montessori teacher preparation in the best university tradition.
  • Barry University is the only university in the state of Florida offering a graduate degree with specialization in Montessori education and an undergraduate degree with a major in Montessori.

The Montessori Program at Barry University encourages its graduates to develop:

  • A repertoire of skills and teaching strategies to ignite intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, creative problem-solving, and the joy of learning.
  • Competencies to inspire the best in every student while creating a community where respect, cooperation, and freedom with responsibility are the guiding lights.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    990 USD/credit
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  • National

    990 USD/credit
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Living costs for North Miami

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
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