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Our Degree Programs

All degrees receive a master of arts in teaching and a NYS initial teaching certificate.

Dual Degree

  • M.A.T. /M.S. Degrees
  • 103 graduate credits

The MAT Program and Bard Center for Environmental Policy  offer a two-year, dual-degree program leading to a master of arts in teaching and a master of science in environmental policy, on Bard’s Annandale-on-Hudson campus. The first year of the program is spent at the Center for Environmental Policy. Next, students complete the MAT Program before finishing the M.S. degree over a final summer.

Course Work

Some course work in the environmental policy program will be waived based upon work completed in the MAT Program. Applicants must apply separately to, and be accepted by, both graduate programs. Although applications may be made simultaneously, each program makes decisions independently.