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.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 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 Nonfiction
Professional Studies & Continuing Education
- Image associated with "M.A. in Historic Preservation Lecturer wrote a blog on the National Trust for Historic Preservation website"November 12, 2020
M.A. in Historic Preservation Lecturer David Rotenstein, Ph.D., wrote a blog that reflects on how his visit to a Pittsburgh home once owned by one of the first Black numbers bankers inspired an assignment for his seminar class on ethnography and community engagement.
- Image associated with "Sunny Fitzgerald, M.A.C.S. '13, authors "Can Indigenous Knowledge Move the Fashion Industry Forward?" in Harper's Bazaar."October 20, 2020
Sunny Fitzgerald, M.A.C.S. '13, asked fashion, textile, and apparel industry professionals how their cultural heritage and indigenous knowledge influence their work.
- September 2, 2020
Susette Nicole Brooks, M.F.A. '19, has a passion for mentoring young writers and loves using storytelling to help nonprofits, colleges, government agencies, and elected officials.