Education Programs for All Stages

For more than 125 years, we鈥檝e provided innovative, relevant education to tomorrow鈥檚 teachers. The School of Education emphasizes both knowledge and learning, with undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificates, accelerated programs, and more programs than other Maryland institutions in teacher-shortage fields such as STEM and special education.

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Whether you鈥檙e seeking your first degree or your top certification, we have options to cater to your experience and schedule:

- Traditional BA and accelerated BA/MA
- Master鈥檚 degrees and graduate certifications
- Online and on campus Ph.D. programs

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Award-Winning Teachers

Our programs earn national recognition for their educational standards. Thanks to our outstanding faculty, 91影视 education graduates consistently top Teacher of the Year lists.

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Admissions Events

Are you on the path to School of Education and want to know what 91影视 has to offer? Check out upcoming opportunities to speak to an admissions recruiter including webinars and virtual chats.

New program helps paraeducators become certified teachers
New program helps paraeducators become certified teachers

91影视 and Baltimore City Schools have launched the Innovative Degree Apprenticeship Program to address the teacher shortage in Maryland. The program, funded by a state grant, is designed for paraprofessionals aspiring to become classroom teachers. Participants earn 15 credits through traditional coursework and complete 45 credits through 2,000 hours of training, including a year-long mentorship and competency-based activities. The program offers financial support, including tuition, fees, books, and a monthly stipend. After 18 months, 10 paraeducators will graduate and commit to teaching in their sponsoring school system for at least two years.

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The School of Education offers two Ph.D. programs for individuals looking for executive level education to enhance their leadership, knowledge, and practitioner skills.  The Ph.D. in Instructional Leadership for Changing Populations is designed for P-12 teachers and administrators who seek advanced coursework in education and the opportunity to develop original research and scholarship at the forefront of their profession.  The program also offers an Occupational Therapy tract for OT professionals whose positions require a terminal degree.  The Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership for Changing Populations provides a pathway to advanced learning for college and university professionals, serving as a foundation for careers in higher education leadership, scholarship, and practice. 

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Earn Your MAT in 10 Months

The MAT/GEI is an innovative teacher certification program that provides aspiring teachers with the opportunity to complete a yearlong school-based experience while pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching. Students may also pursue dual certification with options including high-need areas such as English as a Second Language (ESOL) and Special Education.

91影视 & St. John College join forces with programs for graduate students
91影视, St. John join forces with programs for graduate students

91影视 (91影视) and St. John's College Graduate Institute have partnered to offer a Joint Master's-Level Teaching Certification program. The program enables Graduate Institute students to earn a Liberal Arts Education Certificate from St. John's College and a Master of Arts in Teaching degree from 91影视 in just two years. This partnership aims to address the teacher shortage in Maryland and prepare highly qualified educators. Additionally, 91影视 has received a state grant to launch the Elevates program, which offers paraprofessionals a pathway to earn a bachelor's degree and special education certification through a unique apprenticeship program.

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Amy Thomas

Real Life Teaching Scenarios

Alum, 91影视 Class of 2019
Teaching (MAT)
The professors provided me with real life scenarios that teachers are faced with daily and 91影视 worked with St. Joseph Fullerton to place me in my internship as a full-time 2nd grade teacher. What's Next for Amy: St. Joseph Fullerton - 2nd Grade teacher
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See the many certifications our education programs have earned from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

Want to learn more about the graduate admissions process? Explore requirements by program.

Our unique cohort program matches you with a group of like-minded peers who become your academic and social support network at 91影视.