University of Maryland Baltimore County

Graduate School

Education: Instructional Systems Development (TESOL-Cert)



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in ESOL; Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Mathematics Education; Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Elementary/Middle Science Education

Format: Online

Program Description:

      The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) is an initial teacher certification/licensure program. The MAT program provides talented college graduates with a professional program of study within an academic discipline while preparing them for careers as early childhood, elementary- or secondary-school teachers. Students successfully completing the MAT and passing PRAXIS I and PRAXIS II will be recommended for the Maryland Standard Professional Certificate I.

The Master of Arts in Education is a 36-credit-hour advanced degree for educators who have teaching experience and hold a teaching certificate. The program is intended to help experienced teachers prepare for roles in educational and curricular leadership, curriculum development and in-service teacher professional development.

The Master of Arts in Instructional Systems Development: English as a Second Language provides academic and professional training for teaching English as a second or foreign language in universities, community colleges and language institutes in the United States and abroad.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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