New York Candidates are prepared to work in a variety of educational settings studying with faculty scholars on the Bard College campus north of New York City in the Hudson Valley while completing mentored field experiences in a diverse MAT educational community.
California This year-long MAT program and residency is based on our campus at Heart of Los Angeles in a federally-designated “Promise Zone” and offers pathways for teaching underserved youth through internships in both urban and rural high-needs schools.
Palestine This joint effort with Al-Quds University for teachers in Palestine integrates graduate-level study in an academic discipline and key areas in education with ongoing work teaching or apprenticing in classrooms.
About Our Program The Bard MAT offers advanced graduate study in the academic disciplines and pedagogy, public school residencies, close faculty mentoring, and a focus on the teaching of subject matter content to adolescent learners. Programs are offered in literature, history, mathematics, and biology on distinct campus settings.