12 months
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488 USD/credit 16104 USD/year
488 USD/credit 16104 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Music at Bridgewater State University was developed for high school and middle school subject area teachers who have an initial license and are seeking a professional license in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Overview

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Music program at Bridgewater State University provides a dynamic and inspiring learning environment, offering you countless opportunities to work side-by-side with peers, experienced classroom teachers and dedicated faculty in a collegial and supportive atmosphere.

Integrating theory and practice, the program provides a balanced emphasis on building advanced teaching skills and deeper knowledge within a particular discipline.

The MAT program offers:

  • Content-based Music courses
  • Diverse faculty with advanced degrees and extensive teaching and research experience
  • A solid foundation in effective teaching, learning, research and communication skills
  • A deeper understanding of instruction and assessment techniques for diverse learners
  • Development of advocacy and leadership competencies
  • Full and part-time program options
  • Small classes that facilitate a more personalized learning experience
  • Affordable tuition, whether you live in state or out of state

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminar in Music Education Problems
  • Orff Schulwerk Teacher Training Level I
  • Orff Schulwerk Teacher Training Level II
  • Directed Study
  • Music in the Arts: A Cultural Perspective
  • Foundation in Music Education
  • Techniques for Arranging Classroom and Concert Music

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National: rolling admission

Credits

33 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application and $50 application fee
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 based upon four years of coursework or 3.0 GPA based upon work completed during the junior and senior years 
  • GRE Scores are currently being waived due to COVID-19
  • Three appropriate letters of recommendation, at least one letter of recommendation should be an academic reference from a professor
  • Personal statement
  • An initial teaching license in Music

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16104 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 488 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    16104 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 488 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Bridgewater

1289 - 2669 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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