Graduate Degree Programs

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Earn Your Master’s Degree with Convenient Evening and Weekend Classes

Trinity offers master’s degrees in business and communication, education, and nursing and health – all designed for men and women with bachelor’s degrees seeking to advance their careers or make a career change.

Convenient: Our quality degree programs feature flexible evening and weekend classes in accelerated 8-week semesters — all designed to fit with family and work schedules.

Your best value for a Graduate Degree: The cost per credit hour is $840 for Master’s programs, and most are 36 credit hours. The MBA is 48 credits and can be completed in two years. If you shop comparatively you will see that tuition at Trinity is among the lowest for private universities in the Washington area.

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Sarah Prince
Associate Executive Director
Professional Programs

princesa@trinitydc.edu
202-884-9405

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Just Some of our Successful Graduates

Night & Weekend Graduate Programs

Take your career to the next level with a graduate degree or certification from Trinity.

Certificate in Child Development
Preparation to work with children birth to age eight, 120 hours toward a CDA, and a bridge to an Associate Degree.
Certificate in Early Childhood Education Foundations
Preparation to work with children birth to age eight while earning credits towards a future Master's Degree.
Certificate in Education Policy
A stackable credential for teachers and education professionals seeking a leadership position.
Certificate in Leadership Coaching and Supervision
A certificate in Leadership Coaching and Supervision prepares educational leaders to develop team-building strategies that target whole-school improvement.
Certificate in Special Education
Preparation to work with exceptional learners K-12 while earning credits towards a future Master's Degree.
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.A.
Become a Licensed Professional Counselor in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and other states
Master of Arts in School Counseling, M.A.
Become a school counselor or a counselor to urban youth in settings outside of school.
Master of Arts in Strategic Communication & Public Relations, M.A.
100% Online! Practice the craft of communication ethically and equitably, building relationships that aid in achieving social justice in a degree program that is 100% online.
Master of Arts in Teaching, M.A.T. (All Programs)
Prepare for teacher licensure in DC and most states, with programs in early childhood, elementary, secondary, or special education. Option for dual licensure in special education AND your primary focus area.
Master of Arts in Teaching, M.A.T., Early Childhood Education Program
Earn your teaching license and a masters degree in Early Childhood Education to work with children birth to age eight.
Master of Arts in Teaching, M.A.T., Elementary Education Program
Earn your teaching license and a masters degree in Elementary Education to work with children in 1st to 6th grade.
Master of Arts in Teaching, M.A.T., Secondary Education Program
Earn your teaching license and a masters degree in Secondary Education to work with students in 7th to 12th grade.
Master of Arts in Teaching, M.A.T., Special Education Program
Earn your teaching license and a masters degree in Special Education to work with exceptional learners in grades K to 12.
Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.
100% Online! Gain the knowledge and hands-on skills employers are looking for in their leadership teams, and do it in less time online!
Master of Education – Curriculum and Instruction, M.Ed.
Licensed teachers can pursue an advanced degree with concentrations in social justice, literacy and reading education, education policy and leadership, and coaching and supervision.
Master of Occupational Therapy, MOT
Prepare for a career as a Licensed Occupational Therapist!
Master of Public Health, M.P.H. – 100% Online
Become a healthcare leader, having an impact on people's lives and communities' health.
Master of Science in Administration, M.S.A.
Choose from three areas of specialization in business: Dynamic Leaders and Organizations, Education Leadership, and Human Resources Management
Master of Science in Administration, School Leadership, M.S.A.
Licensed teachers interested in becoming administrators in elementary, middle or high school. Five semesters, classes meet one weekend a month.
Post-Master’s Counselor Program (non-degree)
Complete the additional 12 credits to become eligible for the Licensed Professional Counselor (L.P.C.) credential

If you have a Bachelor’s degree, let Trinity help you turn that into an advanced degree to turbo charge your career. $840 per credit.

Master of Arts in Strategic Communication & Public Relations, M.A.
100% Online! Practice the craft of communication ethically and equitably, building relationships that aid in achieving social justice in a degree program that is 100% online.
Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.
100% Online! Gain the knowledge and hands-on skills employers are looking for in their leadership teams, and do it in less time online!
Master of Science in Administration, M.S.A.
Choose from three areas of specialization in business: Dynamic Leaders and Organizations, Education Leadership, and Human Resources Management

If you have a Bachelor’s degree, let Trinity help you turn that into an advanced degree to turbo charge your career. $840 per credit.

Certificate in Child Development
Preparation to work with children birth to age eight, 120 hours toward a CDA, and a bridge to an Associate Degree.
Certificate in Early Childhood Education Foundations
Preparation to work with children birth to age eight while earning credits towards a future Master's Degree.
Certificate in Education Policy
A stackable credential for teachers and education professionals seeking a leadership position.
Certificate in Leadership Coaching and Supervision
A certificate in Leadership Coaching and Supervision prepares educational leaders to develop team-building strategies that target whole-school improvement.
Certificate in Special Education
Preparation to work with exceptional learners K-12 while earning credits towards a future Master's Degree.
Master of Arts in Teaching, M.A.T. (All Programs)
Prepare for teacher licensure in DC and most states, with programs in early childhood, elementary, secondary, or special education. Option for dual licensure in special education AND your primary focus area.
Master of Arts in Teaching, M.A.T., Early Childhood Education Program
Earn your teaching license and a masters degree in Early Childhood Education to work with children birth to age eight.
Master of Arts in Teaching, M.A.T., Elementary Education Program
Earn your teaching license and a masters degree in Elementary Education to work with children in 1st to 6th grade.
Master of Arts in Teaching, M.A.T., Secondary Education Program
Earn your teaching license and a masters degree in Secondary Education to work with students in 7th to 12th grade.
Master of Arts in Teaching, M.A.T., Special Education Program
Earn your teaching license and a masters degree in Special Education to work with exceptional learners in grades K to 12.
Master of Education – Curriculum and Instruction, M.Ed.
Licensed teachers can pursue an advanced degree with concentrations in social justice, literacy and reading education, education policy and leadership, and coaching and supervision.
Master of Science in Administration, School Leadership, M.S.A.
Licensed teachers interested in becoming administrators in elementary, middle or high school. Five semesters, classes meet one weekend a month.

If you have a Bachelor’s degree, let Trinity help you turn that into an advanced degree to turbo charge your career. $840 per credit.

Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.A.
Become a Licensed Professional Counselor in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and other states
Master of Arts in School Counseling, M.A.
Become a school counselor or a counselor to urban youth in settings outside of school.
Master of Occupational Therapy, MOT
Prepare for a career as a Licensed Occupational Therapist!
Master of Public Health, M.P.H. – 100% Online
Become a healthcare leader, having an impact on people's lives and communities' health.
Post-Master’s Counselor Program (non-degree)
Complete the additional 12 credits to become eligible for the Licensed Professional Counselor (L.P.C.) credential

About the School of Business and Graduate Studies

Mr. Thomas Mostowy
Dean of Professional and Graduate Studies
mostowyt@trinitydc.edu
202-884-9233

 

Thomas Mostowy, Esq. has been an instructor in higher education since 2003 and at Trinity since 2008.  At Trinity he has served as the Assistant Professor/Program Chair and academic leader for Criminal Justice in the School of Professional Studies, Chair of the Academic Honesty Review Board, and Chair of the University Curriculum and Academic Policy (UCAP) Committee. Prior to his career in higher education, Mr. Mostowy Served as the Executive Assistant to the Chief Judge of the Maryland District Court, where he lead the development and implementation of a system to provide access to civil protective orders in domestic violence cases on a 24/7 basis using existing resources, including legislation and a Constitutional Amendment with support and input from diverse stakeholders.  He also started the District Court Alternative Dispute Resolution program, which evolved into the District Court ADR Office, and organized the first statewide conference on criminal case mediation.  Prior to his service in court administration, Mr. Mostowy had been a trial lawyer and a minor judicial officer in the Virginia courts.

As a first-generation college graduate, Dean Mostowy has always held a strong belief in the transformative power of higher education and Trinity’s mission to provide that opportunity to underserved populations in pursuit of social justice.   Dean Mostowy holds a B.A. in Political Science from Syracuse University, a B.S. in Newspaper Journalism from Syracuse University, and a Juris Doctorate from The George Washington University.

Dr. Jamal Watson
Associate Dean, School of Professional & Graduate Studies
Program Director for Strategic Communication & Public Relations
watsonjam@trinitydc.edu
202-884-9642

 

Dr. Jamal Watson is an expert on race and media. A trained historian and journalist, Watson earned a bachelor’s degree in English and Theology from Georgetown University; a master’s degree in journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism; a master’s degree in higher education from the University of Delaware and a master’s and Ph.D. in African American Studies from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Prior to joining the Trinity faculty in 2019, Watson served as the top editor at Diverse: Issues In Higher Education, a national publication where he remains a freelance contributor. He has served on the faculty at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  He began his reporting career at The Baltimore Sun.

At Trinity, Watson has directed the Strategic Communication and Public Relations (SCPR) program and has taught in the SCPR program and the Journalism and Media Studies (JAMS) program. Since his arrival to Trinity, he has organized a successful lecture series, bringing Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, Ilyasah Shabazz, Reverend Al Sharpton, Dr. Cornel West, Yamiche Alcindor, and CNN reporter Kate Bennett to campus.

Watson is the author of a forthcoming biography (Fall 2023) on civil rights activist/MSNBC host, Reverend Al Sharpton.

School of Business & Graduate Studies Full-Time Faculty

Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Ms. Rehva Jones, MBA, Director of Business Programs (program chair)

Leadership and Organizational Management (M.S.A.)

Ms. Rehva Jones, MBA, Director of Business Programs (program chair)

Strategic Communication and Public Relations (M.A.)

Dr. Jamal Watson, Director of Strategic Communication and Public Relations  and Journalism and Media Studies (program chair)