Master of Education
KU’s Art Education program, regarded as one of the best in the nation, is all about options. Of course, art teachers work in public and private elementary, middle and high schools. But they also enjoy plenty of other options: teaching and running programs at art museums, anthropology museums, children’s museums, community arts centers, family support agencies, hospitals, parks & recreation departments, and plenty of other organizations.
The nonprofit arts sector generates $166.2 billion in economic activity each year according to the Americans for the Arts economic impact study. Because of this economic and political impact, public sector, arts
The Master of Education in Art Education will:
The program consists of required and elective courses that reflect current directions and literature in the field. Art and visual culture education
KU’s network of support begins the moment you enter the program and continues after graduation. It reaches far beyond the university to include alumni who look at our graduates as potential colleagues or as replacements for their own positions because of our reputation for producing quality art teachers. You’ll be mentored by professors who are nationally and internationally recognized artists, educators
Most courses are taught in the evenings, weekends, summers, and online for maximum flexibility for those with busy schedules. An “optionally online” sequence also is offered.
Semester hour requirements will vary, depending upon each student’s history. In most
NOTE: The M.Ed. in Art Education is not a teacher-certification program. However, students who do not hold certification to teach art may opt to pursue this certification in conjunction with their requirements for the M.Ed. in Art Education. The Post-Baccalaureate Certification program culminates in a Pennsylvania Department of Education Level I certificate.
Sample Career Options
*If adding initial teaching certification to program, the following clearances are needed
Fall semester: August 1st
Spring semester: December 1st
Summer sessions: May 1st
Student Learning Outcomes