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Programs

Westminster's Montessori Programs

Student LearningPrograms:

Early Childhood (ages 2 ½ to 6)
Lower Elementary (ages 6 to 9)
Upper Elementary (ages 9 to 12)
Administration

Location:

The courses are taught on the campus of Westminster College, Salt Lake City, Utah

2014-15 Schedule:

Eight week summer session, June 9-August 2. Classes meet five days per week, 8:00am to 4:30pm. The summer session is followed by a year’s supervised practicum in an approved Montessori school, and bi-weekly seminars

Two Options:

  • Credential only (no college credit)
  • Master of Education degree (the Montessori courses plus four additional courses for the M.Ed.)

Pricing:

Credential only: 
Early Childhood: $7,000 plus approximately $2000 for materials and fees
Lower Elementary: $7,450 plus approximately $2000 for materials and fees
Upper Elementary: $6,150 without practicum, $7,400 with practicum plus materials and fees
Administration: varies, depending on courses taken


Master of Education: $695 per credit hour
Early Childhood (32 credit hours)
Lower Elementary (34 credit hours)
Administration (34 credit hours)

Federal loans are available for students in the M.Ed. program.

Housing:

Students who live far from Salt Lake City may stay in a nearby hotel at monthly rates. There are some student-sublet apartments near the campus that are available in the summer as well.

Distance Option:

Students carrying out the year-long practicum far from Salt Lake City will be able to participate in the school-year seminars through distance learning. They will need to return to Salt Lake for two or three long weekends during the year for intensive methods courses.

Accreditation:

The Institute for Montessori Innovation is accredited by the Montessori Accreditation Council on Teacher Education (MACTE) and affiliated with the American Montessori Society (AMS).