We believe teaching is both a vocation and a career. With equal emphasis on professional training and cultivating a sense of social responsibility, a degree from NDMU tells the world that you are committed to creating and inspiring future leaders.

Teaching Programs for All Stages

For more than a century, we’ve provided innovative, relevant education to tomorrow’s 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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Earn Your MAT in 10 Months

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Oh the places you’ll go with STEM: from aeronautics to technology and beyond

Dr. Melaney Sanchez (right) with Dr. Joan Sattler(left)

Dr. Melaney Sanchez, the Calvert County Teacher of the Year

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Award-Winning Teachers

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

Emily Harman
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An Internship that Turned into a Job

Alum, NDMU Class of 2017 Teaching (MAT in 10 Months)

I feel fortunate to now be teaching at the same school where I interned. The cohort experience provides an invaluable, built-in support-system of faculty and classmates. The structure of the GEI program met all of my expectations and I graduated feeling confident and well-prepared to begin my career in teaching.

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Recent News & Events

November 20, 2019

NDMU Awarded Largest Federal Grant in its 125 Year History

Notre Dame of Maryland University’s (NDMU) commitment to supporting and serving under-represented students grows stronger and will see sustainable growth in the programs offered to these...

September 11, 2019

NDMU Rises in U.S. News and World Report Rankings and Tops in Maryland

U.S. News and World Report ranked Notre Dame of Maryland University (NDMU) as tied for No. 59 in its ...

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