Student Services

Professional Application

The application for the Professional Teacher Education program is electronic. Click on the link provided below to begin the application process. The deadline for all admission applications is May 1st or December 1st by 11:59pm depending on the program.  Please consult your Advisor for the appropriate application deadline. 

Current UMD College of Education student and ready to apply? for the Professional Teacher Education Application for the Spring 2024 semester (due May 1, 2024 by 11:59pm EST)!

Program admission requirements and instruction forms
Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education Application Instructions
Elementary Education Application Instructions
Integrated Maryland Masters (IMCP) Application Instructions
Middle School Education Application Instructions
Secondary Education Application Instructions
Special Education Application Instructions
Application Resources 
Criminal History Disclosure Statement
Foundational Competencies/MCEE assessment forms

NOTE: Students may apply for admission to the Professional Teacher Education program only once. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission to the Professional Teacher Education program. Admission to the Professional program is competitive. 

Please see the Teacher Education Certification Programs for more information about each teacher preparation programs.