Art Education, M.S.

This program is offered by the Art Department

Program Description

The M.S. in Art Education program is designed primarily to meet the needs of experienced art educators who have completed an undergraduate program in the field. The program does not lead to teaching certification.

Learning Outcomes


  1. Write reflectively about art: Students will engage in aesthetic inquiry and understand their creative practice and the practice of other artists through the process of looking, reading, and finally through writing about these practices.

  2. Develop an original body of artwork for exhibition or original research thesis: Students will demonstrate understanding of creative idea development, direction, and production by:

  3. Reference their work in art historical and contemporary context:Plan C: Students will demonstrate knowledge of art forms, artists, and art works by referencing their work in art both a historical and contemporary context. Plan A: Students will demonstrate knowledge of art forms, artists, and art works from diverse historical and contemporary contexts.