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.
Find your mentor. Find your place. Craft your journey.
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.
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.
- M.A. in Digital Arts
- M.S. in Higher Education Policy, Research & Administration
- Master of Education
- Master of Arts in Teaching
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.
- M.A. in Arts Administration
- M.A. in Cultural Sustainability
- M.A. in Historic Preservation
- M.F.A. in Digital Arts
- M.F.A. in Nonfiction
Professional Studies & Continuing Education
- February 13, 2020
Kathleen Seay, M.A.H.P. '20 loves that the field of preservation touches a variety of citizens and inspires young people to take pride in their communities.
- February 3, 2020
Writing a book in a month meant Jean Guerrero, M.F.A. '15, produced 2,500 words every day (that's four and a half pages single-spaced).
- Image associated with "Flickering Treasures: Rediscovering Baltimore’s Forgotten Movie Theaters at Buchner Hall of the Alumnae/i House"February 21, 2020
Travel back in time with Baltimore Sun photographer Amy Davis, as she presents a slide show lecture based on her book, Flickering Treasures: Rediscovering Baltimore’s...
- Image associated with "Alice Paul & The 20th Century Fight For Women’s Rights: A Living History & Suffrage Tea at Buchner Hall of the Alumnae/i House"February 26, 2020
This program will feature a living history performance about American women’s equality activist Alice Paul (1885-1977). Content will highlight Paul’s significant leadership...
- March 4, 2020
Brush up your understanding of Austen’s subtle masterpiece—or become acquainted with it for the first time—in anticipation of a new film version of Emma, directed by Autumn de...