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Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

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:

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.

In conjunction with the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board, the Annsley Frazier Thornton School of Education at Bellarmine University has developed an alternative option to obtain teacher certification and complete the Master of Arts in Teaching degree. Click here to learn more.

Tuition and Fees

The Master of Arts in Teaching program is billed at a per-semester rate which is locked in for the five program semesters. Students beginning the MAT now and through the Summer 2015 semester will be charged the rate of $4,370 per semester ($21,850 for all five semesters of the MAT). This includes all fees except the graduation fee and the Alternative Certification mentoring fee (if applicable).

Students who choose to complete the Learning and Behavior Disorders dual certification option will be charged $350 per credit hour for those courses along with a $40 LBD per-course fee for the 2014- 2015 academic year.

All applicants and correspondence relevant to admission should be directed to:

Office Location:
Office of Graduate Admission
Allen Hall, 4th Floor

Mailing Address:
2001 Newburg Road
Louisville, KY 40205

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