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University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Overview

University of Maryland, Baltimore County / Program in Teaching is located in Baltimore, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Teaching Dance
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Teaching Instrumental music
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Teaching English
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Teaching Classical foreign language
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Teaching Choral music
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Teaching Earth/space science
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Teaching Mathematics
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Teaching Biology
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Teaching Modern foreign language
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Teaching Theatre
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Teaching Social studies
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Teaching Chemistry
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Teaching Physics
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Teaching Art
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Teaching Physical science
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Early childhood education
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Elementary education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 50

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam PRAXIS Core Examination or GRE (minimum score of 1000)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

54
Applied
45
Accepted
35
Enrolled
83%

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 November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam PRAXIS Core Examination or GRE (minimum score of 1000)
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 15
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

68
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.29%
Black or African American 8.82%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 13.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.47%
Two or more races 4.41%
Unknown 2.94%

Gender

Male (23%)
Female (76%)

Faculty

49
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 25
Male (12)
Female (37)

Research

Focus of faculty research: STEM teacher education, culturally sensitive pedagogy, ESOL/bilingual education, early childhood education, language, literacy and culture
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
100,000

Location & Contact

Address 1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD  21250
United States
Contact Dr. Susan M. Blunck
Graduate Program Director
Email: blunck@umbc.edu
Phone: 410-455-2869
Fax: 410-455-3986

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