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Upon graduation, Physical Education Teacher Education program completers will receive a diploma verifying completion of a Bachelor of Science Degree from Towson University with an academic major in Physical Education Teacher Education.

Towson’s Physical Education Teacher Education program is NCATE/CAEP accredited and is a Maryland approved certification program.  The names of all program completers will be sent to Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) verifying eligibility for certification.  The University does not apply for certification on behalf of the student, and does not guarantee that the student will automatically receive teacher certification following program completion.

Additional questions regarding State of Maryland Certification should be directed to the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) as follows:

Maryland State Department of Education
Division of Certification and Accreditation
Teacher Licensure and Certification Branch
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-767-0406

Program completers seeking certification in another state should review the state department of education website for requirements for that state.  Clarification of certification requirements should be addressed to certification officials for that state’s department of education.