The Annsley Frazier Thornton School of Education prepares caring and effective educators with the knowledge, skills and disposition to teach and lead in diverse settings.
The Master of Arts in Teaching at Bellarmine University prepares students to earn initial teacher certification and Rank II status with an emphasis in one of the following areas:
- Elementary Education, Grades P-5
- Middle School Education, Grades 5-9
- Secondary Education, Grade 8-12
- Learning and Behavior Disorders available as optional dual certification
- Religious Education, Grades 6-12 (non-licensure degree)
The MAT degree is open to applicants who hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution and are seeking initial teaching credentials at the graduate level. The MAT is an accelerated, outcome-based cohort program. Classes meet one evening a week and selected Saturdays per semester with the exception of the final professional (supervised teaching) semester.