Secondary Education Certification
Through diverse instructional strategies, dual certifications, and international internship opportunities, the Secondary Education Certification program offers a degree that prepares teachers to meet the learning needs of all children, and is also highly marketable to potential employers.
Secondary Education Subject Areas
- Computer Studies
- World Languages (French, Spanish)
- Social Studies
What to Expect Studying at Notre Dame of Maryland University
With award-winning teacher certification programs nationally recognized by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, you can expect to benefit from small class sizes, expert faculty, and practical field experiences.
Internship placements are in professional development school environments through collaborative arrangements between Notre Dame and area school systems.
Graduates of NDMU are highly recruited for employment; we partner with local school systems to help our students navigate the hiring process.
For many, this first step in teaching leads to an entire career as a classroom teacher; for others it becomes a springboard for other education-related opportunities:
- Master Teacher
- Media Specialist
- Reading Specialist
- Math Specialist
- STEM Specialist
- Curriculum Specialist
- School-Based Administrator
- Professional Development Coordinator