Formerly Southern Maryland Higher Education Center

44219 Airport Road, California, Maryland 20619

(301) 737-2500 (Main) * (301) 737-2542 (Facsimile)

For more than a century, Notre Dame of Maryland University's approach to education has prepared thousands of high performers and instigators of social change.  We're consistently responsive to the needs of a student body hungry to learn, and a world hungry for knowledgeable, compassionate leaders.  We offer Maryland's only women's college, as well as certificate, undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. programs for women and men.  Our transformative educational model will help prepare you for leadership and success.

   Offered at USMSM by Notre Dame of Maryland University

     GRADUATE                                                                                                                                  DOCTORATE

     Accelerated Certification in Teaching (ACT)                                                                           Ph.D. in Instructional Leadership for Changing Populations

     Master's in Gifted and Talented Education

     Master's in Leadership in Administration and Supervision

     Master's in Leadership in Special Education

     Master's in Leadership in Teaching

     Master's in Leadership in Teaching: STEM

     Master's in Teaching

​     Master's in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

     Contact us or visit our website at NDM@Southern Maryland for more information.

          Dr. Victoria Karol - 301.737.2500 x305 or

          Sandra Kerner - 301.737-2500 x310 or

          Sister Sharon Slear, Ph.D. - 410.532.3169 or