Graduate Programs

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Bard's graduate programs offer specialized courses of study 
in the studio and performing arts, the cultural history of the material world, the curating of the contemporary visual arts, environmental policy and education, sustainable business, economic theory and policy, and discipline-based teaching for secondary schools.

Application Deadlines for 2018–19

Program Application Type Deadline
Bard Center for Environmental Policy Early Admission 
Regular Admission 
Final Admission
January 15
March 15
May 15
Bard MBA in Sustainability Early Admission January 15
Regular Admission  March 15
Final Admission May 15
Levy Institute Graduate Programs  in Economic Theory and Policy Early Decision November 15
Regular Decision January 15
Master of Arts in Teaching, New York Early Decision April 15
Final Deadline April 30
Master of Arts in Teaching, Los Angeles Early Decision
Regular Decision
January 31
March 15
Bard College Conservatory of Music
Graduate Vocal Arts Program
Graduate Choral Conducting Program
Graduate Orchestral Conducting Program

Application Deadline
Application Deadline
Application Deadline

December 1
January 1
January 1
The Orchestra Now (TON) Application Deadline December 21
Center for Curatorial Studies (CCS) Application Deadline February 1
Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts (MFA) Application Deadline January 8
Bard Graduate Center (BGC) Application Deadline January 5
International Center of Photography-Bard MFA Application Deadline January 23
Longy School of Music of Bard College, Cambridge Priority Application December 1
Regular Application January 5
Longy School of Music of Bard College, Los Angeles Priority Application December 1
Regular Application January 5

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