Marygrove College offers five unique Online Graduate programs in the fields of Education Leadership, Educational Technology, Human Resource Management and Modern Language Translation.
Master in the Art of Teaching
Marygrove College has been known for excellence in teaching since 1905 and was one of the first U.S. colleges to offer the convenience and flexibility of obtaining a master’s degree via distance learning. With over 28,000 graduates from the Master in the Art of Teaching (MAT) degree program since 1990, Marygrove has a history of serving K-12 teachers with a program that is relevant to today’s working educators, with outcomes that improve classroom practice and help graduates fulfill their career aspirations.
A Master of Arts in Educational Leadership is a State Approved Administrative Certification Program that provides candidates with the knowledge, dispositions, and skills to manage and lead today’s schools. Courses are offered both on-line and on-campus. It prepares the educational leader to promote the success of all students by facilitating a vision of success that engages the school staff, families, and community members in research based practices that lead to increased student achievement. The program prepares administrators for the K-12 school principal, supervisory, and director opportunities. Candidates completing the program will be eligible for Administrative Certification K-12.
The technology revolution has touched all aspects of teaching and administration in today’s schools. As a result, educators—teachers, professionals, and administrators alike—must keep up with changes and make choices among an ever expanding array of technology resources.
The Master of Education in Educational Technology provides educators—teachers, professionals, and administrators alike—with the knowledge and practical ability to keep up with changes and make choices among an ever expanding array of technology resources in all aspects of teaching and administration in today’s schools.
Modern Language Translation
The Modern Language Translation program is designed for professionals who plan to pursue a career in translation and train for the American Translators Association (ATA) certification. The certificate is also intended for individuals who wish to communicate effectively in a multilingual and multicultural work environment. The sequence of courses provides translation training from Arabic, French, or Spanish into English.
Human Resource Management
The Master of Arts degree and graduate certificate programs in Human Resource Management help practicing HRM specialists or other organization staff members moving into HRM to advance their knowledge and skills in the field.
The Human Resource Management graduate program focuses upon the practice of human resource management in business, government, and not-for-profit organizations. Courses offer both concept and skill components designed to help students base practice on solid theoretical grounding. Courses are led by faculty members who have earned advanced graduate degrees and/or possess significant experience in the fields of business, organization behavior, and human resources.
MICHIGAN PA-118/32 REQUIRED READING COURSE
This law, PA118/32, which went into effect July 1, 2009, requires all Michigan teachers to take a reading diagnosis and differentiated instruction class prior to receiving their Professional certification. This is a State of Michigan requirement.
- Marygrove has a 3-credit, online course, RDG 510, which meets this requirement.
- If you are currently in a degree program, RDG 510 will qualify for financial aid.
- The course is run in March-April, May-June, and October-December each year.
- You will have an online instructor (mentor) for this course.
- The cost of the course is approximately $1420 for current students.
- The cost of the course is approximately $1445 for special students.
- You must buy your own books.
- A book flyer is attached
School Administrator Certificate
The Administrative Certification program is designed to prepare candidates with advanced knowledge and skills in leading and managing a school committed to the success of all students. The program focuses on preparing candidates to serve as the instructional leader in the school, ensuring both a supportive environment and rich learning experiences for students and adults. Candidates learn to effectively engage the systems within which schooling is embedded by understanding and applying principles of system theory in their planning, decision making, and change processes. They examine the relationships among social justice, school culture and student achievement and are challenged to work for a school vision and culture of high expectations and equitable opportunities for all students.
Master of Education in Special Education with Concentration in Autism Spectrum Disorders
Marygrove’s Master of Education in Special Education with a concentration in Autism Spectrum Disorders is designed to provide both a strong foundation in the knowledge, skills and dispositions considered foundational to all special education practitioners as well as those more specific to the area of Autism Spectrum Disorders. This program is available completely online. Student teaching requirements may be satisfied in on-the-job placements or during the summer semester to meet the needs of candidates who work full time during the school year.
Autism Spectrum Disorder Endorsement
Marygrove’s Certificate Program and Endorsement in Autism Spectrum Disorders is designed are designed for certified teachers who wish to add the ASD endorsement. This program is available completely online. Student teaching requirements may be satisfied in on-the-job placements or during the summer semester to meet the needs of candidates who work full time during the school year.
Certificate in Human Resource Management
Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management
The graduate certificate program in Human Resource Management helps practicing HRM specialists or other organization staff members moving into HRM to advance their knowledge and skills in the field.