Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification

Hood College offers multiple programs to help students who have already completed a bachelor's degree to earn their Maryland teaching certification.

Requirements

Post-baccalaureate students who have already completed a bachelor’s degree can earn their initial teaching certification in Early Childhood Education, Elementary/Special Education, Secondary Education, or Art Education. 

Application requirements:
  • Interview - please contact the transfer admission counselor (reitmeyer@hood.edu) to arrange your interview with an education professor to review your educational plan
  • Application - after you have completed the interview, submit your application
    • Official transcripts - submit official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
    • Official Praxis Core scores - submit Praxis Core scores (or equivalent ACT/SAT scores) to the admission office

Deadlines

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis throughout the year. Students can apply to begin the post-baccalaureate program in the fall or spring semester by the deadlines listed below.

  • Fall Deadline - July 1
  • Spring Deadline- December 1

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Becca Reitmeyer

Assistant Director of Admission

Phone
301-696-3408

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