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

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

Priority Deadline: January 29

Final Deadline: April 29

Admissions Cycle:

September through April

Program Start:
June 1
Program Founded:
February, 2012


The $65 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 $13,000


The BardMAT is an intensive graduate program leading to a master’s degree and New York State Secondary Teacher Certification (grades 7-12). We offer 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 Biology, English, history or mathematics. One-year/ full-time and two-year/ part-time program options available.



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. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Application requirements include: Online application form, personal statement, three letters of recommendation, resume, and official transcripts. 


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

Master of Arts in Teaching Program
Master of Arts in Teaching Program Bard College P.O. Box 5000
Annandale-on-Hudson, New York 12504
845-758-7151 or 1-800-460-3243