The Education Department at Marist is registered with the New York State Education Department (NYSED) and is a member of the Association for Advancing Quality Educator Preparation (AAQEP). This registration covers initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs at Marist.
The MAT program leads to New York State initial certification in Adolescence Education (grades 7-12) and Special Education Generalist for the following areas: History, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, French, Spanish, or English. The Teaching programme from Marist College includes one full semester teaching practicum and focuses on developing the professional knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed by a new teacher. Our goal is to prepare reflective professionals who think critically and work collaboratively to help all students learn.
To qualify for New York State certification, students must also pass a series of state-required exams, including the Educating All Students Test (EAST), Content Specialty Tests (CST) in both the content area and Special Education, and edTPA. The edTPA examination is completed in the last semester in the program while candidates are in their student teaching practicum.
- Advisement: Each student entering the program will follow a cohort study plan that considers the student's schedule and other responsibilities, as well as what she or he needs to prepare for a successful teaching career. Students will have regular meetings with the Director of Graduate Education Programs to discuss academic progress and ways to enhance their Marist graduate experience.
- Electronic Portfolio: Across the program, students create an electronic portfolio that demonstrates the professional knowledge and skills they have developed. This is a multimedia, standards-based document that is stored online. An early course prepares students to use the online Marist system for portfolio development and students present and defend their completed portfolio in the final semester of the program.
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- The art and science of teaching
- Characteristics of the learner
- Teaching literacy
- The foundations, context, and purpose of education
- Research and inquiry skills
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- 12 months
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- Transcript semester mark sheets plus your provisional certificate and consolidated mark sheet if available. Admission requires first class graduation or 60% or higher CGPA, or 7/10 CGPA. Minimal backlogs are accepted.
- Statement of Purpose. Your essay should be at least 750 words discussing your education, work experience, why you want to pursue this degree, and why you want to attend Marist.
- 2 Letters of recommendation from professors or work supervisors
- Financial documents are not required for an admission decision. If accepted, you will be asked to send scans of your bank statement and affidavit, plus official score reporting for your language exam before your I-20 will be issued.
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International30600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 850 USD per credit during 12 months.
National30600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 850 USD per credit during 12 months.
Health Insurance: $3,275
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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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.