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Secondary Education

Overview

The secondary education program comprises a sequence of courses in teacher education and a set of General Education Requirements, and the major. The General Education Requirements of the Education Department may be used, in part, to satisfy the UMBC General Foundation Requirements. Secondary students should see their education adviser for further information about courses to be taken in their major. Our Mission The UMBC Department of Education seeks to advance teaching and learning through our integration of research and collaboration with others for the benefit of our diverse society.The Department of Education offers both graduate and undergraduate programs leading to certification in a variety of content areas. Faculty members are committed to preparing future educators by sharing their varied backgrounds and experiences in policy, practice, and major content disciplines.

Undergraduate Teaching Certification Requirements

Secondary Social Studies Certification Requirements

Africana Studies Major Requirements
American Studies Major Requirements
Geography Major Requirements
History Major Requirements
Political Science Major Requirements

Secondary Science Certification Requirements

Biology Major Requirements
Chemistry Major Requirements
Earth and Space Science Major Requirements
Physical Science Major Requirements
Physics Major Requirements

Secondary Mathematics Certification Requirements

Mathematics BA Major Requirements
Mathematics BS Major Requirements

Secondary English Certification Requirements

English Major Requirements

Graduate Teaching Certification Requirements

UMBC MAT Secondary Art Certification Program
UMBC MAT Secondary Biology Certification Program
UMBC MAT Secondary Chemistry Certification Program
UMBC MAT Secondary Classical Foreign Language Certification Program
UMBC MAT Secondary Dance Certification Program
UMBC MAT Secondary Earth/Space Science Certification Program
UMBC MAT Secondary English Certification Program
UMBC MAT Secondary Mathematics Certification Program
UMBC MAT Secondary Foreign Language Certification Program
UMBC MAT Secondary Choral Music Certification Program
UMBC MAT Secondary Instrumental Music Certification Program
UMBC MAT Secondary Physical Science Certification Program
UMBC MAT Secondary Physics Certification Program
UMBC MAT Secondary Social Studies Certification Program
UMBC MAT Secondary Theatre Certification Program

If you are interested in the program please contact the program coordinators.

Program Coordinator
Cheryl North
Assistant Professor
Office: Sherman Hall A
Phone: 410-455-6522
Email: secondaryed@umbc.edu