​Maryland Approved Educator Preparation Programs

​The MSDE Educator Preparation and Program Approval Branch approves and reviews Maryland educator preparation programs leading to licensure. There are two types of approved programs in Maryland:

  1. Traditional- offered by a college or university leading to a degree or post-baccalaureate certificate that includes coursework and a clinical internship.

  2. Alternative- established by a local education agency, institution of higher education, or nonprofit agency that leads to a participant receiving a resident teacher license and includes teaching assignments with supervision and mentoring by a qualified teacher.

Please click on the links below for a directory of approved programs.

Traditional Approved Programs (alphabetical order)

Traditional Approved Programs (by licensure area)

Alternative Approved Programs