"The training of the teacher who is to help life is something far more than the learning of ideas. It includes the training of character; it is a preparation of the spirit."

Dr. Maria Montessori


Study Costs

Registration fee:  $150

Apply today with your $150 registration fee!  This starts the admission process.  Your application is evaluated and completed within 10 business days.

Tuition:  $2775
  • The tuition cost for the UMA Teacher Certification Program is $2775.
  • A $100 discount is offered if submitting the full tuition amount upon registration, adjusting the total tuition to $2675.
  • UMA accepts all major credit cards.
  • Payments may be made over a 5-month period at $555 per month.
  • Tuition and application fee are fully refundable if not accepted into the program.
  • Tuition includes the UMA Montessori Teacher's Manual and full access to the UMA video library. 

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Course Materials

The online UMA Teacher's Manual and UMA Video Library provide the classic Montessori material demonstrations, covering the areas of:

  • Practical Life
  • Sensorial
  • Language
  • Math
  • Cuture (Science, Geography, History, Art, & Music)

The online UMA Teacher’s Manual also includes downloadable master sheets for classroom use, booklets for classified nomenclature, and theme outlines for curriculum planning. 

Additional required reading (not included in tuition):

1) The Secret of Childhood, by Maria Montessori.
2) The Absorbent Mind, by Maria Montessori.
3) Maria Montessori, Her Life and Work, by E.M. Standing.
4) Montessori Matters, Teacher’s Manual, by the Sisters of Notre Dame.
5) Maria Montessori, A Biography, by Rita Kramer