Department of Educational Professions

Welcome to the Educational Professions Department at Frostburg State University. Teacher Education programs at Frostburg State University have long enjoyed a reputation for excellence.

The Vision of the Department of Educational Professions is to prepare graduates who help build strong and resilient individuals and communities.

The Mission of the Department of Educational Professions is to develop educational practitioner-leaders with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to be student-focused, ethical, capable, and committed to the principles of honoring diversity, ensuring equity, practicing inclusion, and promoting social justice.

Our vision and mission guide us in our strategic planning.

A measure of the reputation of this department is witnessed by the number of its graduates that hold teaching and administrative positions within the state of Maryland and the surrounding states.


Choose your path

Frostburg State University provides several ways to achieve your personal goal. Choose from multiple options:




About Our Education Programs

Teacher Education Programs accredited by:

Council for the Accreditation
of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) logo

Teacher Education Programs approved by:

Maryland State
Department of Education (MSDE)

Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) logo

The Department of Educational Professions offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. All programs are listed above. Make a selection from the program list to view more information about that program.

We are glad you are visiting our site and encourage you to browse our pages. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us.


Department of Educational Professions

  • Education & Health Sciences Center
    101 Braddock Road
    Frostburg, MD 21532

Advising Contact


Visit the Faculty page

Janet Mattern
Department Chair

Michael William
Department Associate Chair

Jesse Puffenberger
Administrative Assistant II