School of Education & Human Services
At the Mount, you'll find some of the best teachers anywhere. Every faculty member in the department of education brings extensive classroom experience fom public as well as Catholic private school settings. Faculty in our most popular concentration-elementary education-will help you to acquire pedagogical skills grounded in the latest reseach, and to develop the competencies required for culturally responsive teaching at a time of expanding technological and cultural complexity.
Our education faculty-the "teachers' teachers"-work closely with our education majors and keep up-to-date by working in the classroom alongside their students. You'll work in the field, actually teaching as you learn, gaining insight into and experience with "inclusive teaching." Certification credentials are recognized in 44 states.
Note: Admission to Mount St. Mary's University does not automatically guarantee admittance to and retention in the programs in teacher education.
The International Reading Association has awarded the Certificate of Distinction for Reading Preparation to the Education Department in recognition of its quality reading instruction in preparing elementary teachers.