Online B.A. in Liberal Studies for Montessori Infant & Toddler and Early Childhood Graduates

Online Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies with The Van Loan School at Endicott College

New cohort beginning September 2014! 

Earn a B.A in Liberal Arts on line!

Infant & Toddler, Early Childhood can now earn a B.A in Liberal Arts, online, at The Van Loan School at Endicott College.  The Van Loan School at Endicott College is prepared to work with a cohort of Montessori teachers who want to work towards attaining the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies. Join a group of Infant &Toddler/Early Childhood Educators who are interested in expanding their knowledge, writing skills, critical thinking and knowledge of action research. All students in the specialization must have previous experience and training in the Montessori method of teaching and learning.

How is the program integrating Montessori education? Each Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies group begins with the 3 credit course Seminar in Academic Inquiry, Intrinsic Motivation and the Montessori Method, where students will learn the process of investigating an issue through reflection, forming and defending a position. This seminar will be followed by the Assessment of Prior Learning (APL), a 3 credit course in which students will be guided to create a proficiency portfolio that portrays their understanding and experience with Montessori education and other learning/training experiences they might have had in their careers. This portfolio of case studies can be worth up to 30 credits towards your bachelor’s degree.

Does Endicott accept college credit from other courses? Yes. Endicott College accepts up to 85 credits from accredited colleges and universities.

What are the additional requirements for the degree? The Bachelor of Liberal Arts allows students to draw on the entire online curriculum offered at Endicott College.  Students can take courses in psychology, arts and humanities, education, business, science and math to develop a holistic approach that meets their interests.

Please direct your questions and interest to Laura Douglass, Ph.D. Director of Professional Studies. Endicott College. School of Graduate and Professional Studies.   ldouglas@endicott.edu  or 978-998-7750. Mail: 376 Hale Street Beverly, MA 01915