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:



Frostburg Teaches

Frostburg Teaches will assemble Frostburg alumni, current students, and faculty of the College of Education to showcase the fantastic opportunities offered by our wide variety of programs. Prospective students will also have the chance to speak to an FSU Admissions representative, and on-site applications will be available.

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About Our Education Programs

Teacher Education Programs accredited by:

National Council for Accreditation
of Teacher Education (NCATE)

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) 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 in the right column. 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 e-mail Dr. Doris Santamaria-Makang, Department Chair, or contact the department.


Department of Educational Professions

  • Framptom Hall, Room 219
    101 Braddock Road
    Frostburg, MD 21532

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Doris Santamaria-Makang
Faculty, Chair

Jesse Puffenberger
Administrative Assistant II