Welch Center for Graduate & Professional Studies

With online, in-person, hybrid, and low-residency programs, you earn a graduate or professional degree from Goucher in the format that fits your learning style, your life, and your goals.

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New Online Program in Higher Education

The Master of Science in Higher Education Policy, Research, and Administration offers you the specific knowledge, strategies, and skills you need to be a higher education leader in your state, the region, or nationally. This fully online program emphasizes best practice in higher education administration through cutting edge courses and a field-based internship designed to prepare you for diverse educational and leadership settings.

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Graduate Programs in Education

With online, in-person, and hybrid programs, the Welch Center's Graduate Programs in Education offers several specialized degrees for aspiring and experienced teachers alike, including partnerships with several school systems in Maryland as well as innovative professional development. Goucher is also home to the College Board's AP Summer Institute, training teachers in AP courses from across the country and around the world.

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Online Graduate Programs

Earn your Goucher degree with our new entirely online programs, designed to bring you the supportive community, top-notch faculty, and rigorous course of study we are known for in our traditional programs directly in an interactive format that is engaging and easy to navigate.

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Low-residency Graduate Programs

Our low-residency degrees combine some of the best aspects of our in-person and online programs. Residencies—short, intensive sessions on our campus in Baltimore— allow you to learn face-to-face with with fellow students and faculty, building connections and networks that will help you succeed. During the online sessions, you have the freedom to pursue your education from wherever you live. 

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Professional Studies & Continuing Education