Make a Lifelong Impact with a Master’s in Education

A master’s degree in Education from Marymount University will give you the tools, resources, and skills to be an outstanding teaching professional in a variety of learning environments. Whether you’re destined to be a classroom instructor or district administrator, our master’s degrees and certificate programs prepare graduate students for rewarding careers in education and beyond.

Marymount M.Ed. alumni teach in public, private, Catholic, and independent schools, nurturing intellectual development of their students while adapting to the changing educational landscape in today’s classrooms.

  • Learn from top educators

Our program faculty members are what make Marymount a leading teaching education program in the metro D.C. area.  They are subject matter experts in areas like literacy, mathematics, special education, curriculum and instruction, and educational leadership.

  • Study on your schedule

Courses are flexible. With classes offered in the late afternoon and early evening, hybrid or online, we help make it easier to balance graduate school with your job or other commitments. Full-time students may complete the program in as little as 1 year or take up to 5 years to earn their graduate certificate or master’s degree in Education.

  • Find your passion with hands-on learning

Research. Internships. Community field work. Marymount provides you with purpose-driven learning experiences through partnerships with schools and other academic institutions in the Washington, D.C., area or abroad.

  • Student-teach at home or around the globe

Marymount offers 14-week student-teaching internships through our partners in the greater Washington, D.C., area and dynamic, immersive study abroad programs in countries like Columbia, Panama, New Zealand, and Uganda. Students can also apply for international programs offered by other learning institutions through the Center for Global Engagement. Click here for more information about our global initiatives.

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