Graduate Programs for Educators


Graduate and Professional Studies at McDaniel has built a legacy as a top provider of graduate education for certified teachers, future teachers and administrators.

The Graduate Education portfolio consists of degrees and certificates ranging from full M.S. programs to specialized certificates and course sequences designed to help teachers develop their skill-sets, specialize in specific areas of education or prepare to become administrators.

McDaniel offers highly customizable programs like Culturally Proficient Teaching and Equity and Excellence in Education that can be delivered onsite and tailored to meet the specific needs of your school district.  Additionally, programs like Curriculum and Instruction, Administrator I Course Sequence and Elementary Mathematics Instructional Leader are offered onsite, in partnership with school districts throughout Maryland.

Master’s Programs Include:

M.S. in BEST Initial Teacher Certification
M.S. in Counseling (School Counseling)
M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction
M.S. in Deaf Education
M.S. in Educational Administration
M.S. in Elementary Education
M.S. in Exercise Science & Physical Education
M.S. in Reading Specialist: Literacy Leadership
M.S. in School Librarianship (100% online)
M.S. in Secondary Education
M.S. in Special Education
M.S. in TESOL (100% online)

Graduate Certificates & Course Sequences:

Administrator I Course Sequence
Elementary Mathematics Instructional Leader (EMIL)
Elementary STEM Instructional Leader (ESIL)
Learning Technology Specialist (100% online)
Special Education Praxis II Prep Sequence
• TESOL Praxis II Prep Sequence (100% online)

Writing and Liberal Arts Programs and Certificates:

Master of Liberal Arts
Romance Writing (100% online with credit and noncredit options)
Writing for Children and Young Adults (100% online)

Customized Programs (Contract Only):

• Culturally Proficient Teaching
Equity and Excellence in Education