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Bard College: New York Campus — Master of Arts in Teaching Program

Program Type:
Coverdell Fellows
Department:
Master of Arts in Teaching Program
Degrees Awarded:
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Admissions Deadlines:

Priority Deadline: March 1, 2015

Final Deadline: April 30, 2015

Admissions Cycle:

October-April 30, 2015

Program Start:
June 3, 2015
Program Founded:
February, 2013

Benefits

Application fee is waived for all Coverdell Fellow applicants. Fellows selected for the program will receive at least 30% tuition remission, a financial aid package amounting to $12,636.

 

Tuition*:

 

One-year Program: $42,120

Fellowship: $12,636

Tuition for Coverdell Fellows: $29,484

 

Two-year Program (year one): $21,064

Fellowship: $6,319

Tuition for Coverdell Fellows: $14,745

 

*tuition figures are based on the 2014 rates and are subject to change.

 

Institutional Fees:

 

Registration Fee: $100

Enrollment Deposit: $500

Facilities Fee: $150

Graduation Fee: $120

Health Insurance: TBD

On-Campus Housing: @$790 per month

 

Other fees: New York State Education Department fees for certification exams, workshops, and assessments.

Description

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. One and two-year program options available.

Requirements

Program applicants must have a BA degree from an accredited liberal arts institution with a major (or the equivalent) in the discipline they intend to study at Bard. Students are accepted based on academic achievement, letters of recommendation, and professional goals.

 

Application Requirements:

Online application

Personal Statement

Resume

Official Transcripts

Three letters of recommendation

Verification of Peace Corps Service

 

Applications submitted by the priority deadline are processed in the initial priority cycle. Applications received after the priority deadline are reviewed weekly, on a rolling basis, until the final application deadline or until the cohorts are filled.

For inquiries about Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program, call 855.855.1961 x1440.

Program Contacts

If you have questions, please contact:
Cecilia Maple
Assistant Director for Admission and Student Affairs

Mail
Master of Arts in Teaching Program
Master of Arts in Teaching Program Bard College P.O. Box 5000
Annandale-on-Hudson, New York 12504
Telephone
845-758-7151 or 1-800-460-3243
Fax
845-758-7149
Email
mat@bard.edu