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Master of Arts (MA) Degree in Art Education

The MA in Art Education prepares students to teach and work in art museums and community-based art programs. Through coursework and fieldwork, they learn about program design and delivery as well as teaching diverse audiences. Students are required to demonstrate their professional readiness through a Final Thesis Project.

MA in Art Education, 39 Graduate Credits

Learning Outcomes: Degree Breakdowns:

MA Art Education Unit Requirements

Major 30 units
Graduate Liberal Arts 6 units
Elective* 3 units
TOTAL 39 units
*Per director approval

MA in Art Education with Studio Emphasis, 63 Graduate Credits

Learning Outcomes: Degree Breakdowns:

MA Art Education w/ Studio Emphasis Unit Requirements

Major 30 units
Major Art/Design 24 units
Graduate Liberal Arts 6 units
Elective* 3 units
TOTAL 63 units
*Per director approval

MA Art Education Degree Requirements

2 Art Historical Awareness & Aesthetic Sensitivity courses
1 Major Designated Graduate Liberal Arts course

And:
  • Successful completion of Final Thesis Project
  • Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
  • Minimum grade of C in all required 39 units or 63 units (Studio Emphasis)
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