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Undergraduate Programs

Teach. Transform. Inspire.

Loyola University Maryland's undergraduate programs in education prepare you with the knowledge, skills, and tools you need to be an effective educator in any classroom. Our program offers a strong liberal arts foundation combined with intense knowledge development and field-based experiences. Teacher candidates are prepared for teaching through a program which blends theory with practice. Through field experiences and service learning courses, education majors (and minors) obtain experience working with diverse children in urban and suburban school settings. Explore our Learning Aims.


Loyola's programs in elementary and secondary education is approved by the Maryland State Department of Education. Graduates automatically meet academic requirements for licensure in Maryland and in other states with reciprocity agreements.

Fast-Track MAT Admission Option for Loyola Seniors

Loyola seniors interested in the One-Year MAT program have the option for a quicker, streamlined admission. Visit our Fast-Track MAT Admission for Loyola Seniors page for more information about this process.

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Pathways for Teacher Certification

Education majors are often placed in a school setting every semester throughout the program of study. The field experience is designed for teacher candidates to become acquainted with schools and connect course theory to class practices they observe. Candidates are encouraged to work with individuals and small groups as appropriate. Internships are supervised with local schools with the School of Education.

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