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Marymount is one of the leading teacher education programs in the greater Washington, DC, area. Marymount alumni are teaching in public, private, Catholic, and independent schools. Marymount graduate students participate in dynamic field experiences in a variety of school settings and are prepared for the challenges in today’s classrooms.
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Marymount graduate students are prepared and ready to enter the teaching profession. Students have over 100 hours of field experience connected to coursework before the student teaching semester.

Marymount’s teacher preparation programs are accredited by the Division of Teacher Education and Certification of the Virginia Department of Education and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

All courses are taught by full-time or adjunct faculty who have taught in the field or discipline and have a terminal degree such as a Ph.D. or Ed.D. Classes are collegial, with 25 students or fewer, which leads to meaningful engagement between students and faculty.

All programs are offered on the Main Campus in a self-paced traditional format. The Elementary and Secondary Education programs are also offered through a part-time weekend cohort at Marymount’s Reston Center. Classes in the traditional format program are scheduled in late afternoon and evening. Most students complete the Main Campus program in two to three years.

Contact Information

Education Department

Marymount University
2807 N. Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22207

Questions? Call:
(800) 548-7638 or (703) 284-5901

E-mail: grad.admissions@marymount.edu

Faculty Spotlight

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Dr. Usha Rajdev
Professor of Education

Dr. Usha Rajdev brings expertise in teaching math and science methodology with an emphasis on identifying errors and misconceptions in mathematics. She also has developed an integrated teaching unit on Earth and Space for the teaching of science.