Graduate Admissions

Earning a master's degree from Lander University is an investment with great returns. The Office of Admissions can help you through the application process for the M.Ed. in Montessori Education, M.Ed. in Teaching & Learning, M.S.N. Clinical Nurse Leader, and M.S. in Emergency Management degree programs.

Montessori Teacher Education

Lander’s M.Ed. in Montessori Education program makes it possible for certified teachers to obtain a master’s degree in Montessori education in as little as 18 months. Master’s candidates can select a program leading to American Montessori Society certification at one of three levels: early childhood, ages 3 to 6; elementary grades 1 to 3; and elementary grades 4 to 6.

Clinical Nurse Leader

Lander’s online Master of Science in Nursing-Clinical Nurse Leader program equips nurse generalists to serve as professional nurses with diverse skills and experience essential to the growing health care needs of the 21st century. The program’s online format offers working nurses the flexibility to coordinate their graduate studies with work schedules, and to complete clinical requirements close to home. 

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Education Programs

With three concentrations – Diverse Learners, Exercise and Sports Studies, and Instructional Technology – the M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning is an appealing option for academic and business professionals who want to take their careers to a new level. The program is intended for students with baccalaureate degrees who wish to pursue a graduate program that prepares candidates to meet the needs for highly qualified educators in several key areas.

Emergency Management

The online Master of Science in Emergency Management degree prepares graduates to provide expert guidance in all phases of a disaster – knowledge that is critical to economic development and continuity. The program is intended for those with careers that have emergency management responsibilities, such as insurance adjustment, city planning, logistics and technology management, school and business administration, first-response and military. 

Graduate Non-Degree Seeking

Non-Degree graduate students are applicants with a bachelor's degree who are interested in recertification or wish to earn up to 12 semester hours at a graduate level.