MAT Certification

To be recommended for Maryland teacher certification, students must complete the MAT program and pass all Praxis I/Core and II exams required by the state (or state approved alternatives). Note: Praxis II requirements vary by program option. Teacher candidates may pursue certification in the following areas of concentration:


  • Elementary Education (grades 1 – 6)
  • Secondary Education (grades 7 – 12) Content areas for secondary education certification include; English and social studies


The MAT program at Johns Hopkins University leads to teacher certification in the State of Maryland, which reciprocates with most other states.

Contact Us

Faculty Contact
Mary Ellen Beaty-O’Ferrall, PhD
Elementary Certification
Secondary Certification

Academic Program Coordinator
Liesl McNeal