The School of Art and Design offers the Master of Arts in Art Education.
Applications are considered for Fall Semester admissions only. The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is not required but is recommended for applicants to the art history and art education programs. International applicants or applicants whose second language is English must present a TOEFL score of at least 550 on the paper-based version, 213 score on the Computer-based exam, and a score of 79 on IBT exam. Applications are not currently being accepted for the concentration in Printmaking.
The program of study leading to the degree of Master of Arts in Art Education is designed to provide advanced level professional study for students who are interested in research in art education. It can serve as preparation for a variety of careers, such as museum education, community arts, arts advocacy, arts policy formation; professional development for art teachers and supervisors in the public schools; and as preparation for the doctoral degree.
In addition to required courses in art education, students can choose electives from studio, art education and art history, and any other graduate courses offered by the university that complement their studies or professional aspirations. Specific course selection is determined in consultation with the student's adviser. Students may simultaneously study for teaching certification but graduate credit is not usually granted for such study. A thesis is required.