Welch Center for Graduate & Professional Studies

The Welch Center offers a diverse range of academic programs, including: Master of Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees, a post-baccalaureate premedical program, and professional development certificates. These programs are led by industry leaders who will help you strengthen your skills, add to your knowledge base, and create professional opportunities wherever your passions lead you.


Alumna Jean Guerrero and her team won a local Emmy for their reporting on the U.S.-Mexico border, focusing on the real and human impact of everything from existing barriers, policy, and the proposed wall by President Trump.

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Graduate Programs in Education

The Welch Center's Graduate Programs in Education offer several specialized graduate 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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Limited-Residency Programs

At Goucher, we understand that students come from a variety of personal and professional backgrounds, so we take pride in offering flexible degree options. We created the limited-residency format in order to give students the opportunity to work full-time and/or take care of their families while studying with national leaders and earning sought-after educations.

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Why Choose Goucher?

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    WATCH NOW: "The flexibility of this graduate program here at Goucher is just the highest selling point. You know, you can still raise your family, go to work, and still have a high-quality education." - Precious Kollock '17M.A. in Digital Arts & Management