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The Department of Education offers undergraduate and post-baccalaureate teacher education programs leading to certification in early childhood education; elementary/special education; and seven secondary education and art education (preK-12) certification programs in secondary subjects areas of biology, chemistry, English, French, history, mathematics and Spanish. 

Master of Science degrees in Curriculum and Instruction are offered in elementary education, elementary school science and mathematics, secondary education and special education. Master of Science degrees leading to advanced certification are offered in Educational Leadership and in Curriculum and Instruction with a reading specialist concentration.

Hood College meets the Title II requirements of the Higher Education Act. The program completed pass rate on the Praxis II is 88 percent. Refer to the Maryland State Department of Education's website at for more information.

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