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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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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Real Life Teaching Scenarios

Alum, NDMU Class of 2019 Teaching (MAT)

The professors provided me with real life scenarios that teachers are faced with daily and NDMU worked with St. Joseph Fullerton to place me in my internship as a full-time 2nd grade teacher. What's Next for Amy: St. Joseph Fullerton - 2nd Grade teacher

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January 7, 2021

NDMU Responds to Recent Violence at U.S. Capitol

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December 15, 2020

NDMU Students and Alums Make the Difference During COVID-19

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