Our Degree Programs

Our Degree Programs
BardMAT alum Tara Kearns '12

The Bard Master of Arts in Teaching Program offers several avenues for completion of the degree. All successful graduates receive a master of arts in teaching degree and are recommended for New York State Initial Teaching Certification (grades 7-12). There are reciprocity agreements with more than 40 states in the United States.

One-Year Program

This full-time program of coursework and field experience leads to a MAT degree in one calendar year.

Two-year Program

The two-year program allows students to pursue their MAT degree part-time, while they work.

Dual-Degree Program

The MAT Program and the Bard Center for Environmental Policy offer a program leading to a master of arts in teaching and a masters of science in environmental policy.

BA/MAT 4+1 Program

The Bard BA/MAT Program is designed to offer Bard undergraduates a path to a BA, a Master of Arts in Teaching, and New York State grades 7-12 Teacher Certification in biology, history, literature, mathematics, or Spanish within five years of entering college.

M.Ed. in Environmental Education