Prospective Students

Attention Prospective Students: Although the Ph.D application system is closed, we will accept additional applicants for the following specializations: Math & Science Education (MSED), Technology Learning & Leadership (TLLP), and the Literacy area of Language Literacy & Social Inquiry (LLSI). Please email Graduate Coordinator Joy Jones, tlpl-admissions@umd.edu, for instructions. We will accept additional applications until spots are filled or until January 15.

The Department of Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership is one of three departments in the College of Education and is organized into three divisions: Education Policy and Leadership; Language, Literacy, and Social Inquiry; and Science, Technology, and Mathematics Education. For more information about programmatic offerings in each division, navigate to our Divisions menu

If you're not sure which division is the best fit for you, you can explore our different types of programs, including bachelor's degrees with teacher certification, master's degrees with and without teacher certification, and PhD programs. See our full list of programs below.

Please note that the Graduate School waives the application fee for applicants from certain organizations and/or prepatory programs. To see if you are eligible to have your application fee waived, please see the full list of programs on the Graduate School's website.

Initial Teacher Certification Programs

Bachelor's program offerings

Master's program offerings

Advanced Degree Programs without Teacher Certification

Master's program offerings

PhD program offerings