Undergraduate Programs

Make a select below to view more information on any education major. Or you can view program information from the Undergraduate Catalog.

The department also offers approved teacher education programs leading to eligibility for certification in

The courses of study to be followed in academic content areas for the Secondary and P-12 programs are established by the individual departments.


Candidates must apply to and be accepted by the University.  Online application (Entrance) to the undergraduate teacher education programs is found on the Department of Educational Professions homepage.

Program Exit Requirements

In addition to successful completion of coursework and internships in each program, candidates must fulfill the following requirements: Submission of a Teacher Performance Assessment that meets institutional standards. 

Successful completion of an exit interview that meets institutional standards.

Completion of the PRAXIS II content knowledge and pedagogy tests required by the Maryland State Department of Education.

Program Advisory Council

All initial certification programs use the Professional Development Schools Council as their advisory group. The council meets twice yearly with the goal of monitoring program quality and strengthening collaboration between the university and public schools.