Secondary Education Certification

Major

Certificate

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.

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Program Locations

Secondary Education Subject Areas 

  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Studies
  • English
  • ESOL
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • World Languages (French, Spanish)
  • Physics 
  • 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 Opportunities

Internship placements are in professional development school environments through collaborative arrangements between Notre Dame and area school systems.

Teach Abroad

Education Careers

Graduates of NDMU are highly recruited for employment; we partner with local school systems to help our students navigate the hiring process.

See Our Award-Winning Teachers

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
  • Counselor
  • Media Specialist
  • Reading Specialist
  • Math Specialist
  • STEM Specialist
  • Curriculum Specialist
  • School-Based Administrator
  • Professional Development Coordinator