College of Arts & Sciences, and Education

School of Education

Mission

Through rigorous academic standards and curriculum, the School of Education graduates qualified teacher candidates and school leaders ready to meet the growing needs of students in Baltimore City and beyond. We promote scholarship and prepare education professionals who promote access to education and work to advance excellence in education, teaching, and research.

We've been inspiring educators since 1900.

Whether you’ve always dreamed of being a teacher or you’re starting to explore a career in curriculum development or educational leadership, our programs can help you accomplish your professional goals.  

With more than 100 years of experience preparing future educators, we know what we’re talking about. Since Coppin’s founding in 1900 as a teacher’s college, we have been fine-tuning the art of educating and inspiring teachers from Maryland and beyond. 

Accreditation

Since 1962, the School of Education has been accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Coppin is 1 of only 15 programs accredited by the NCATE in Maryland.

EPP Accreditation

Why attend a School of Education program?

Coppin’s first ever programs were in the field of education. Since first starting as teacher education programs, we have grown with the urgent needs of our times. These expanded offerings position our students and graduates as leaders in the field. Our students benefit from: 

  • Personalized attention from seasoned educators and professionals 

  • Faculty and staff who stay accessible, supportive, and committed to the success of every student 

  • Hands-on teaching experience in a unique urban setting 

  • Technology-driven education that meets the challenges for today’s schools and students 

Our Programs

The School of Education

The School of Education offers both undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare you to begin or advance your career in the education profession. Renowned for our long legacy of preparing urban teachers, our programs cover early childhood, elementary, adult, and special education, as well as curriculum and instruction, and school leadership. As you progress through your program, enjoy the experience of being in collaborative small classes that encourage academic excellence, idea sharing, compassion, as well as opportunities that allow you to speak and be heard.

Department of Teaching & Learning

Early Childhood Education

Undergraduate

Early Childhood Human Development

Undergraduate

Elementary Education

Undergraduate

Special Education

Undergraduate

Teaching

Graduate

Special Education Track 1

Graduate

Department of Instructional Leadership & Professional Development

Adult and Continuing Education

Graduate
MS

School Administration I

Graduate

Contemporary Educational Leadership

Graduate

Curriculum and Instruction

Graduate

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