The B.F.A./M.A.T. is a five-year dual degree program designed to help students make the transition from artist to artist-teacher, one who can construct opportunities for others to make art and engage with it in meaningful ways.
The B.F.A./M.A.T. program, housed in the Center for Art Education, is a Maryland State Approved Program for art teacher certification in grades preK–12. All students take national teacher exams (Praxis exams) as part of the program; passing scores, as set by the state of Maryland, are required for completion of the program and degree. Maryland maintains reciprocity with 39 other states, which allows for easy transfer of certification. Students with specific destinations in mind should check to see what requirements from other states they might need to consider. In addition to