Master's Programs

About Us

Within the programmatic themes of integration of ideas, cooperative endeavors, and respect for learning and individual worth, it is our goal to prepare education professionals who will work in P-12 classrooms, teacher education programs, and as district curriculum leaders.

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Licensure Programs

M.Ed. Curriculum Studies with Initial Teacher Licensure for K-8 Elementary Education

This program is designed for students seeking both a master's degree and elementary education licensure.

M.Ed. Curriculum Studies with Initial Teacher Licensure for 5-12 or K-12 Secondary Education

This program is designed for students seeking both a master's degree and secondary education licensure.

Endorsement Programs

P-3 Early Childhood Education

This 36 credit program is designed for currently licensed elementary teachers seeking a master's degree and a P-3 teaching endorsement. This degree is available fully online.

Library Media

This endorsement is designed for currently licensed teachers seeking a master's degree and a K-12 library endorsement.

Special Education

This program is designed for currently licensed teachers seeking a master's degree and a P-12 special education endorsement.

Non-Licensure Programs

M.A. Education

This program will have flexible options in each of four key areas: Educational Research, Learning and Assessment, Critical Social Issues, and Diversity for 12 credits, a 3-credit thesis, and an additional 15 credits from electives in education.

Contact Us

Professor Matthew Schertz
Graduate Program Coordinator
Department of Teaching & Learning
matthew.schertz@mso.umt.edu
406-243-2163

Department of Teaching & Learning
2nd Floor - Teacher Education Services
kathy.schneider@mso.umt.edu 
406-243-4846