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 125 years, 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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Our Programs

Whether you’re seeking your first degree or your top certification, we have options to cater to your experience and schedule:

- Traditional BA and accelerated BA/MA
- Master’s degrees and graduate certifications
- Online and on campus Ph.D. programs

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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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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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September 15, 2020

NDMU Rises in U.S. News Rankings for 2021

The University climbed 10 slots in the Best Regional Universities in the North classification under best school for “Top Performers in Social Mobility” from No. 22 to No. 11 in 2021....

August 7, 2020

NDMU Announces Transition to Remote Learning for Fall 2020

Keeping our campus community safe and healthy has always been our top priority as the University has navigated through this impactful global pandemic. Despite NDMU’s comprehensive and solid...