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Master of Arts in Teaching, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, NY,
Graduates of our program are fully eligible for initial teaching certification in the state of New York, which has reciprocity agreements with more than 30 other states and jurisdictions.

About

The M.A.T. Program begins on the first day of Ithaca College's first full summer session in late May with a Program Orientation designed to provide an overview of the program's goals and structure, an introduction to the work of the summer session, and the opportunity to engage with fellow learners in the cohort.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Educational Psychology
  • Social and Cultural Foundations of Education
  • Early Field Experience: Theory and Practice

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

Applicants to the M.A.T. programs in adolescence education and agriculture education, and the M.S. program in childhood education, are required to submit a short essay as part of their online application; the topic for the essay is included in the online application form. Finalists for admission are also required to participate in a campus interview with the faculty.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    757 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 757 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    757 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 757 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Ithaca

  • 1128 - 2460 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

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