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.
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Which Program is Right for You?
Are you an entering Freshmen, currently enrolled, or a transfer student at UMW?
Check out our Undergraduate 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 want to pursue an add-on endorsement or certificate?
For any questions regarding programs, please contact:
Dr. April Brecht
Director of Advising Center Services
Phone: (540) 286-8032