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University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Department of Education

Baltimore, MD

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University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Overview

University of Maryland, Baltimore County / Department of Education is located in Baltimore, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Teaching Teaching
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Teaching Early childhood education
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Teaching Elementary education
Master of Arts (MA) Instructional systems development Instructional systems development
Master of Arts in Education (MAE) Education K-8 science education
Master of Arts in Education (MAE) Education Secondary STEM education
Master of Arts in Education (MAE) Education K-8 STEM education
Master of Arts in Education (MAE) Education Secondary science education
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate) Teaching English to speakers of other languages
Master of Arts (MA) Teaching English to speakers of other languages
(Graduate Certificate) Instructional systems development Distance education
(Graduate Certificate) Instructional systems development Instructional technology
(Graduate Certificate) Instructional systems development Instructional systems development
Master of Art Education (MAE) Education K-8 mathematics instructional leadership

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 60
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (for MA in TESOL); PRAXIS Core Examination or GRE with minimum score of 1000 (for MAT); PRAXIS II (for MAE)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

90
Applied
85
Accepted
80
Enrolled
94%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st June 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st June 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (for MA in TESOL); PRAXIS Core Examination or GRE with minimum score of 1000 (for MAT); PRAXIS II (for MAE)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

410
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.66%
Black or African American 15.12%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.24%
Asian 4.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.24%
Two or more races 0.73%
Unknown 5.61%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

46
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 25
Male (12)
Female (34)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Teacher leadership; STEM education; ESOL/bilingual education; early childhood education; language, literacy and culture
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
100,000

Location & Contact

Address 1000 Hilltop Circle
Sherman Hall, Wing A, Room 426
Baltimore, MD  21250
United States
Contact Dr. Jon Singer
Department Chair
Email: jsinger@umbc.edu
Phone: 410-455-2466
Fax: 410-455-3986

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