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Secondary Education, B.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Secondary Education program at University of Maryland Baltimore County 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. 

Mission

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Early childhood teacher candidates may select any major that meets their intellectual interest.
  • Elementary teacher candidates’ choices of major include English, American Studies, Africana Studies, Political Science, Geography and Environmental Systems, History, Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, a foreign language, Interdisciplinary Studies, or Psychology.
  • Secondary teacher candidates must major in the content area that they intend to teach

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    95

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A completed UMBC Undergraduate Admissions Application
  • A $75 nonrefundable application fee.
  • An official or attested copy of your current high school transcript/academic record including an English translation.
  • Official results of completion of state/national secondary school examinations.
  • A final high school transcript/leaving certificate upon completion of your senior year.
  • All non-native English speakers must submit official test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12169 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12169 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4352 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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