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University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)

24 months
Duration
6000 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts in Education (MAE) Graduate Program at University of Maryland Baltimore County integrates strong content knowledge in Computer Science, Mathematics, Science, or interdisciplinary STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) with cutting-edge pedagogical topics.

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Overview

The Master of Arts in Education (MAE) Graduate Program at University of Maryland Baltimore County is a 36 credit, 12-course program that combines the study of pedagogy with the study of an academic content area. Designed for certified elementary, middle, or high school teachers, the program is ideal for those who want to become leaders in their content area. 

The Computer Science, Mathematics, and STEM MAE Programs are delivered fully online. The Science MAE Program is currently only available through partnerships with our local school systems.

Why Master of Arts in Education at UMBC?

This Master’s degree is an affordable and convenient way to advance your teaching career. The degree is ideal for certified teachers who are interested in building their resume and enhancing knowledge of both a content area and innovative teaching practices. MAE content courses will help prepare teachers for the PRAXIS exams in additional content areas, which may lead to additional endorsements to their teaching certificate. 

Programme Structure

  • The computer science content area is the first and only program of its kind in Maryland. This content area was created in response to the Maryland state mandate for a computer science teacher to be in place at 100% of Maryland high schools by 2021.  
  • The mathematics content area has been offered fully online since 2015 and continues to update and evolve to meet ever changing needs of PreK-12 students and teachers in mathematics.
  • The STEM content area is one of five universities in Maryland to offer the PreK-6 STEM Instructional Leader Endorsement.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree, a teaching certificate, and teaching experience. 
  • GRE scores are not required for admission.
  • Applicants should have an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4-point grading scale in their B.S. course work or any previous graduate courses. (Applicants with an appropriate level of knowledge and professional experience are strongly encouraged to apply.)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    6000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 USD for the full programme during 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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