Study Education and Become a Teacher with Salisbury University


“I trusted my professors to teach me what I needed to know. They were helpful, never discouraging and always knew what to say when you needed it.”

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Salisbury University offers a unique opportunity for students looking to expand their academic portfolio.  Nationally recognized, the campus has a great location and award-winning faculty invested in your success.

Why SU?

SU is located within 2.5 hours of Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C.. We are also only 30 minutes from Ocean City, Md.

2.5 hrs from 3 Major Metropolitan Cities

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-- Maya, 2019 Salisbury University Early Childhood Education Graduate 

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Maryland Teachers of the Year

SU has produced three of the state’s top teachers in recent years, as well as dozens of county honorees and winners of the National Milken Educator Award.

10 Nationally Accredited Programs

SU boasts 10 nationally accredited programs and a graduation rate that is higher than the national average.

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The Seidel School of Education offers various degree options for undergraduate students:

Early Childhood Education
early childhood program also pairs as a double major with elementary education.

Elementary Education
elementary education program also pairs as a double major with early childhood education.

Secondary Education
Secondary certification is available in various disciplines, including biology, chemistry, earth science, English, French, health, history, mathematics, physics and Spanish. K-12 certification is available in music, English for speakers of other languages (ESOL), and physical education.

Physical Education
physical education major prepares you to develop fitness activities and skills for all students.

Outdoor Education
Outdoor education leadership courses provide skills for learning adventures.

Athletic Coaching
athletic coaching minor prepares you to lead sports teams in public schools or the community.

Maya Batson – Early Childhood Education

Salisbury University has deep roots in education. While we’ve been preparing teachers since 1925, our graduates today are ready for the students of tomorrow. Learning innovation abounds inside our state-of-the-art facility, and students gain hands-on classroom experiences through our nationally recognized Professional Development School partnership network across the region.

Our programs are accredited by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation and the Maryland State Department of Education.

We invite you to celebrate diversity and help spark students’ love of learning. With a degree in education from SU, your enthusiasm will engage your students’ curiosity with lessons that last a lifetime.

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Nationally Ranked

The National Association for Professional Development Schools has honored SU five times for its elementary, middle and high school partnerships. SU also consistently ranks among the nation’s best values in Kiplinger’s, Forbes and Money magazines, and is one of Washington Monthly’s Best-Bang-for-the-Buck Colleges.