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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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.

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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

December 13, 2019

The Value of a Degree from NDMU Ranks High

Released by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and Workforce (CEW), the study ranks NDMU high in Maryland and high nationally for having degree programs that pay-off well when...

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...

Jan 27

Gator Live: Interest Meeting

6:30pm to 8:30pm Gator Alley
Feb 10

Gator Live:Trap Bingo/R&B Karaoke

6:30pm to 8:30pm Gator Alley
Feb 24

Gator Live: Black History Month Movie Showing

6:30pm to 8:30pm Gator Alley
Mar 01

Dame Week

(All day) NDMU Campus