M.A. Art Education

Master of Arts - Art Education

The Master of Arts in Art Education seeks to credential teachers for the following routes to Rank II and Rank I:

1)  Candidates who hold a bachelor’s degree and initial certification in Art Education can pursue the Masters of Arts in Art Education (Plan A, thesis option), which leads to Rank II advancement.

2)  Candidates who hold a bachelor’s degree and initial certification in Art Education can pursue the Masters of Arts in Art Education (Plan B, non-thesis option), which leads to Rank II advancement.

3)  Candidates who hold a bachelor’s degree and initial certification in Art Education can pursue the non-degree, fifth-year program that leads to Rank II advancement.

4)  Candidates who hold Rank II may advance in rank to Rank I with completion of 30 credits beyond the Rank II.

Admission Requirements

Candidates admitted to the graduate program in Art Education are expected to have completed course work equivalent to an undergraduate major in Art Education (in no case less than 18 hours in Art Education and Education, 12 hours in Art History, and 18 hours in Art Studio). Prospective candidates who do not meet these requirements should seek the counsel of the Program Faculty Committee to make up deficits prior to acceptance into the program. In addition, candidates must submit for review by the Program Faculty Committee, a portfolio of recent artworks and professional writing and other evidence of professional attainment (or a 300-500 word statement of interest in advance studies in Art Education).

For general information about SA/VS graduate programs and the rules and procedures governing graduate students in the School see the Graduate Handbook.

 

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