Prospective Students

Why the College of Education at the University of Mary Washington?

The University of Mary Washington has been educating teachers and leaders in education since 1908. A leader in Virginia teacher preparation, the College of Education invites you to consider our programs and join us.

The University of Mary Washington has earned the respect of school districts throughout the state and region for the high quality of its academic programs as well as its graduates in the field of education.

Teaching you is our priority. The faculty are committed to providing you with transformative experiences to help you become skilled, reflective and responsive practitioners, well-prepared to meet 21st century challenges.

The University’s commitment to preparing outstanding teachers, school administrators, and other education professionals was reaffirmed in 2010 with the creation of the College of Education. The new college brings additional focus and resources to the important task of preparing professionals to educate our nation’s young.

The University of Mary Washington is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and masters degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1886 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia, 30033-4097 or call 404/679- 4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of Mary Washington.

Which Program is Right for You?

Five-Year Programs

Are you an entering Freshmen or a Sophomore or Junior?
Check out our  Five-Year Programs.

Five-Year Programs

 Admission to the Five-Year Program

Are you a Transfer Student?
Check out our Five-Year Programs.

Five-Year Programs

Admission to the Five-Year Program (Transfer Requirements)

Graduate Programs

Have a bachelors degree (i.e., post baccalaureate), but want to earn a Masters to teach? Are you a teacher but want to earn a Masters? Are you in the classroom but what to pursue an add-on endorsement or certificate?
Check out our Graduate Programs.

Master of Education, Post Baccalaureate Programs
Master of Education, Professional Development or Added Endorsements
Graduate Endorsement and Certificate Programs

Attend an Information Sessions
Attend an Endorsement Workshop or Make an Advising Appointment

Graduate Admissions

For any questions regarding programs, please contact:

Dr. April Brecht
Director of Advising Center Services
Phone: (540) 286-8032
Email: abrecht@umw.edu