Towson University offers a post-baccalaureate teacher certification program for individuals who already have a bachelor’s degree but wish to be certified to teach in Maryland. This program is approved by the Maryland State Department of Education.
Post-baccalaureate teacher certification programs are available in the following areas of study:
Please refer to the application process. You must contact the appropriate academic department and make an appointment to talk with an academic adviser.
For information about admission to post-baccalaureate teacher certification programs in secondary, middle school, French and Spanish education, contact Josie Irvine, jirvine AT_TOWSON, in the Department of Secondary and Middle School Education. After you receive department approval, submit the forms in this packet:
For information about admission to post-baccalaureate teacher certification programs in art education, dance education, health education and physical education, contact those departments. After you receive department approval, submit this form:
If you have an undergraduate degree, you may want to consider the master’s degree in teaching (M.A.T), a graduate degree that leads to eligibility for teacher certification.
The program can be completed in as little as one year. Students who need a more flexible schedule can complete courses on a part-time basis.