Cohorts At Goucher
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How to Apply?
These cohorts are available to the first 30 students to apply and be accepted.
To apply, complete the online application, including your official seals transcript and letters of recommendation. The Master's program requires two letters of recommendation and the Professional Development (PD) Certificate requires one letter of recommendation.
*The $75 application fee will be refunded for all cohort students. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the application fee, please email GraduatePrograms@goucher.edu.
Provides the needed knowledge, skills and coursework for participants who are working toward state certification for Administrator I. The courses in this cohort can be applied toward either the M.Ed. or Professional Development Certificate in School Improvement Leadership.
Reading Teacher Endorsement
Supports the county efforts to prepare literacy professionals who will provide leadership for the school reading program. The Reading Instruction cohort can lead to reading teacher endorsement (12 credits required) or reading specialist certification.
Special Education for Conditional Teachers
These 12 graduate credits can be applied to the required credits for MSDE Special Education Teacher certification (by credit count). These credits can count toward completing the Goucher College Master of Arts in Teaching program for Special Education Teacher certification.
Secondary Education for Conditional Teachers
These 11 graduate credits can be applied to the required credits for MSDE Secondary Education Teacher certification (by credit count). These credits can count toward completing the Goucher College Master of Arts in Teaching program which is an MSDE-approved program for Secondary Teacher certification.
Early Childhood Special Education for Certified Teachers
This new program is designed for early childhood certified teachers to add a certification endorsement in Early Childhood Special Education.
For more information regarding the Cohorts at Goucher, please direct specific questions to GraduatePrograms@goucher.edu or 410-337-6200.