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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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.A.A. Lecturer Margie Reese to recieve the 2020 Texas Association of Museums President's Award"May 20, 2020
Reese is being honored for her work with the Regional Museum Network (RMN).
- May 11, 2020
In the past six years Katherina C. Paliwoda, M.A.H.P. '16, has been in the historic preservation field, she has seen more efforts to educate the public on the benefits and incentives of preserving historic structures and places.
- May 6, 2020
Fred Smith, M.A.H.P. '04, would like historic preservation to be a necessary part of sustainable practices, thriving communities, civic engagement, and cultural heritage.