Dallas Baptist University Information

Graduate level credit may be received through Dallas Baptist University (DBU) for MSL courses taken at the teaching or therapy level, MACAR (Beginning and Advanced levels) and both Montessori Certification courses (Early Childhood and Elementary Level I). The admissions process to the university must be completed prior to registration in a class. Class registration must then be completed through the university and through Shelton School. DBU fees are in addition to Shelton fees.

Please contact the Graduate Office of the School of Education 214.333.7100 for more information about admissions and registration or Dr. Adelita Baker at adelita@dbu.edu or at 214.333.5217.

The following are deadlines for application and registration for DBU credit and Shelton registration:

  • For credit toward a master’s degree at DBU, a complete graduate application packet must be submitted to DBU one month before Shelton class begins.
  • For course credit only, a special application packet must be submitted to the University at least one week before class begins.
  • Enroll in class at Shelton one month before the class begins.
  • Enroll in class at DBU as late as the last University working day before the class begins.

Masters Degree Programs Offered Through Dallas Baptist University

Each of the programs listed below is a 36-hour, non-thesis program.

Masters of Arts in Teaching, Multisensory
For guidance and course selection contact Nancy Coffman at ncoffman@shelton.org. To enroll at DBU contact Dr. Adeltia Baker at adelita@dbu.edu or (215) 333-5217.

Masters of Arts in Teaching, Montessori Early Childhood
For guidance and course selection contact Gulzar Babool at gbabool@shelton.org. To enroll at DBU contact Dr. Adeltia Baker at adelita@dbu.edu or (215) 333-5217.

Masters of Arts in Teaching, Elementary Level I
For guidance and course selection contact Gulzar Babool at gbabool@shelton.org. To enroll at DBU contact Dr. Adeltia Baker at adelita@dbu.edu or (215) 333-5217.