Montessori Education

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Montessori teachers are in demand; hundreds of job postings go unfilled each year! You can teach in one of the 4,500 public and private Montessori schools in the U.S. or at the thousands of Montessori schools around the world. 

The University of Hartford is one of only a few universities nationwide where you can earn three credentials in one program:

  • Bachelor's or master's degree
  • Montessori AMI diploma
  • Connecticut teaching certification

Online Information Sessions

Learn more about our bachelor’s and master's degree programs at our monthly online information sessions. Sessions are offered the second Tuesday of every month from 5:30–6:30 pm Eastern time. Register here

Program Benefits

Montessori students
  • Earn three credentials in one program - a bachelor's or master's degree, an AMI diploma, and Connecticut teaching certification.
  • Career-ready training: Montessori teachers are in demand - there are 4,500 Montessori schools in the U.S. and more than 20,000 worldwide. Hundreds of job postings for trained Montessori teachers go unfilled each year.
  • Montessori scholarships are available in addition to the University's financial aid.
  • Your AMI Montessori diploma is recognized around the world and provides a “passport” to teach internationally.
  • On-campus courses offered at the University's main campus and Asylum Avenue campus (Center for Montessori Studies, Montessori Training Center Northeast, Butterworth Hall, 1265 Asylum Avenue, Hartford).

The programs are a partnership between the University of Hartford and the Montessori Training Center Northeast, an AMI-teacher training center managed by the Capitol Region Education Council. 

Center for Montessori Studies

The University of Hartford's Center for Montessori Studies is an intellectual community of researchers and practitioners contributing to Montessori education. The Center supports the research, teaching, and practice from which our students benefit. Learn more and view our webinars:

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