Education Programs

At McDaniel College, earning your advanced degree or certification is flexible, convenient and affordable. Our diverse selection of relevant education programs means McDaniel has something to offer every educator who wants to move their teaching experience to the next level. And, with many programs now available completely online, you don’t have to live close to campus to reap the benefits of a McDaniel degree or certificate.

M.S. in Curriculum & Instruction – Available 100% Online

This program helps educators in schools, colleges, and other organizations to increase their knowledge and skills in developing, implementing, and evaluating curriculum and in engaging the educational community in these efforts. Learn more »

Administrator I Certification – Available 100% Online

McDaniel’s Administrator I MSDE Endorsement is a 19-credit certificate program designed for educators already holding a Master’s Degree and aspiring for careers in Administration or Supervision. Learn more »

M.S. in Educational Leadership – Available 50% Online

This program is designed for certified teachers who have the goal of becoming a school administrator by seeking both a master’s degree and administrative certification. Learn more »

Equity & Excellence in Education Certificate – Available 100% Online

Teachers will develop their capacity to reach every student using diversity as an asset, conduct culturally proficient action research, delve into critical race theory, and examine curricular and pedagogical choices. Learn more »

M.S. in Elementary Education –OR– Secondary Education – Available 100% Online

These master’s degrees help prepare certified teachers to excel in the teaching role that they desire, and can incorporate various certificate programs.

Elementary Math Instructional Leader Certification – Available 100% Online

The EMIL program is designed for practicing elementary or early childhood educators who seek positions as mathematics instructional leaders or specialists at the elementary school level. Learn more »

Gifted & Talented Education Specialist Certificate – Available 100% Online

The GATES program is for practicing PK-12 educators who are seeking expertise in working with gifted and talented individuals. Learn more »

M.S. in School Librarianship – Available 100% Online

This comprehensive program thoroughly prepares candidates to become teacher-leader librarians who are adept at technology. Learn more »

M.S. for Reading Specialists: Literacy Leadership – Available 100% Online

This program offers comprehensive approaches to reading and writing instruction and incorporates current research, theoretical perspectives, contemporary standards, informed practice, and thoughtful reflection. Learn more »

M.S. in Special Education

This program offers students the opportunity to join the ranks of professionals who are committed to ensuring that all children and adolescents, including those with disabilities, receive a free and appropriate education in the least restrictive environment. Learn more »

M.S. in TESOL – Available 100% Online

McDaniel’s M.S. in TESOL program is designed to promote excellence in teaching speakers of other languages. Learn more »