College of Arts & Sciences, and Education

School of Education


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. 


Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Accredited Provider

The School of Education earned full accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) on November 9, 2023. Earning national accreditation by CAEP signifies the Education Program Provider (EPP) meets national industry standards and has been subject to rigorous unbiased and external review by policymakers, industry professionals, and members of the public. CAEP's performance-based accreditation advances academic and professional development of competent classroom teachers, specialists, and administrators who work to improve education access and quality for all students.

EPP Accreditation Information

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 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


Early Childhood Human Development


Elementary Education


Special Education




Department of Instructional Leadership & Professional Development

Adult and Continuing Education


School Administration I


Contemporary Educational Leadership


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