Open Houses and Office Hours

Open Houses

Students in the MAT program wearing safety gear pose for a picture during the Science Practicum field camp.]

Open Houses are held at the Museum. Information about specific room locations will be added soon. RSVPs are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome! To RSVP, please fill out this form.

Next Open House: Sunday, January 8, 2 - 4pm


Want to learn more about the program but are unable to attend an Open House? Watch some clips from one of our previous Open Houses so you can learn about the program from home.


Informational Videos

Program Overview


An overview of the Master of Arts in Teaching Earth Science program, including how the it is structured, the focus of the program, and some other key distinctions that set the AMNH MAT apart from other teacher education degree programs.


Eligibility and Funding


This video reviews the eligibility requirements for the Master of Arts in Teaching Earth Science program at AMNH, including the credit and GPA requirements, as well as the definition of what “fully funded” means for our students.


Academic Programs


A review of the academic aspects of the Master of Arts in Teaching Earth Science program, including how courses are taught, when courses occur, and the academic calendar.


School Residencies


On overview of the Master of Arts in Teaching Earth Science partnerships with local schools, including what it means to be a residency model program and how placements are decided.


Certification, Employment, and Induction


Learn about NY State certification requirements and how the Master of Arts in Teaching Earth Science program supports the certification process and alumni success as educators in NY state.


Office Hours

If you would like to speak 1-on-1 with a member of our faculty to discuss the program or review your eligibility - either in person or by phone - please contact us at 212-313-7464, or click here to: Request an appointment. Many of your questions may be answered by watching the videos from our September Open House below.