Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Be that teacher.

If you hold a bachelor’s degree in any field and want to make a difference in the lives of schoolchildren, the Bellarmine Master of Arts in Teaching program is right for you. Our five-semester, flexible MAT makes it convenient for you to earn your degree while working full time. We offer spring, summer and fall start dates and a variety of focus areas to choose from. Get a prestigious, individualized Bellarmine degree at the same price as the large state schools. Bellarmine MAT teachers are always in demand.

MAT degrees are available in the following focus areas (click to see curricula and details):


$625 per credit hour ($22,500 for the five semesters). Visit our Tuition and Financial Aid page for details.

NCATE Accreditation

All Bellarmine University Annsley Frazier Thornton School of Education teacher education programs at the advanced level recognized by the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board are fully accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), 2010 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036.


The Annsley Frazier Thornton School of Education prepares caring, effective educators in the Catholic liberal arts tradition of Bellarmine University to teach and lead in diverse settings. The Master of Arts in Teaching programs offer a best practice, research-based curriculum with a foundation in the liberal arts. Candidates demonstrate proficient to distinguished performance through the following criteria: individual course assessments, field and clinical evaluations, disposition assessments, benchmark assessments, and standardized exams.

Contact Information

Office of Graduate Admission

Upcoming Information Session

Graduate & Second Degree Programs Information Session
Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at Bellarmine University, Amelia Brown Frazier Convocation Hall

Information will be available on all graduate and second degree programs. Click here for a listing of our programs.

To RSVP, contact the Office of Graduate Admission at 502.272.7200 or email now