Do you want to teach? Looking for a Master's Degree? 

In one year you can become certified in:

  • Art PreK-12 
  • Computer Science 7-12
  • Dance PreK-12
  • Elementary 1-6
  • English 7-12
  • Math 7-12
  • Middle School Math or Science 4-9
  • Physical Education PreK-12
  • Sciences 7-12
  • Social Studies 7-12 
  • TESOL PreK-12
  • World Language PreK-12

... And you will earn your Master’s in Education. Take advantage of the University of Maryland, College of Education’s Masters Certification (MCERT) program and expand your potential!

  • One year intensive program
  • Funding available in high needs areas
  • Teaching placements in Anne Arundel County, Howard County, Montgomery County, and Prince George’s County
  • Full year teaching internship
  • Coursework and field experiences
  • Bachelor’s Degree with 3.0 GPA
  • Basic Skills Test, SAT, GRE, ACT, or Praxis CORE
  • Experience with children or young adults
  • Strong background in certification area content

 

Step 1: Download theMCERT Handbook

Step 2: Contact program with questions or attend an information session

Step 3: Complete online application at www.gradschool.umd.edu

Applications must be complete on the dates listed: 

  • November 1 (priority deadline for all applicants)
  • December 1 (final deadline for International Student applications)
  • March 1, prior to June of planned year of entry (final deadline for all other applications)

    For Admissions and Transcript Review:

    Office of Student Services

    1204 Benjamin Building

    University of Maryland

    College Park, MD 20742

    (301) 405-2364

    ed-advising@umd.edu

    For Admissions and General Program Information:

    Kay Moon, Program Coordinator

    email: kmoon@umd.edu

    phone: 301.405.4448

    Attend an MCERT Information Session to learn how to pursue your passion! 

    • Mon 9/25 - 6:00-6:45 pm - 0221 Tawes 
    • Wed 9/27 - 6:30-7:15 pm - 2110 Tydings 
    • Mon 10/16 - 5:45-6:30 pm - 0221 Tawes 
    • Thu 10/19 - 5:30-6:15 pm - 1309 Edward St. John Center 
    • Tue 10/24 - 5:45-6:30 pm - 1309 Edward St. John Center 

    Please RSVP via the following link: go.umd.edu/cjv