Pursue a degree in Elementary Education or Special Ed
At Mary Baldwin, we offer the best fully accredited teaching program around. Teacher education has been a strength of ours for a long time, and it’s our single most popular academic program. At Mary Baldwin, we offer two undergraduate programs to prepare you for teaching licensure: the Elementary Education BA and Special Ed BA.
Interested in teaching a particular subject?
Learn about our Education Minors.
- Time to finish
- 4 years
- Bachelor of Arts
Why study Education at Mary Baldwin?
Mary Baldwin has been educating teachers for over 177 years! Our education programs are well-recognized in the state of Virginia and nationwide. Benefits include:
- Hands-on lab work, research, and Changemaker internships to enhance your expertise in your chosen concentration
- Personalized attention from one-on-one interactions with professors and small classes
- Excellent employment outcomes: 100% of our grads obtain employment in their area of concentration
Two Bachelor’s Programs
We offer two undergraduate bachelor’s programs: Elementary Education and Special Ed. By the end of both programs, students are fully prepared to complete the required assessments for licensure and embark on their new careers.
Learn more about these programs using the links below:
Unique student support
The McCree Center for Life Success assists current students and alumni in finding the best opportunities throughout their career development. We work closely with both faculty and employers to identify how your valued education best matches the needs of today’s evolving marketplace.
A profession and a passion
The state of Virginia needs you! Teaching allows you to make a difference in the lives of individuals, families, and communities as you guide and support students through their educational journeys. It’s a profession that offers meaningful connections, personal growth, and the satisfaction of knowing you’re having a real, positive impact on society.
Cost & Financial Aid
We work hard to make an MBU education one of the most affordable in the country. 95% percent of MBU students receive scholarship awards or financial aid. And MBU helps you get your degree faster by maximizing transfer credits and translating relevant work and life experiences into course credits. A great education is worth it. Let us help you bring your aspirations to life.