MA Programs in Art Education

Compare 13 Master of Art Degrees in Art Education

An MA is a master’s degree awarded to students that have completed a program studying humanities or fine arts subjects such as history, communications, philosophy, theology or English. A Master of Arts degree typically requires coursework, research and written examinations.

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Master in Arts Education

Academy of Art University
Online Campus Full time 2 - 3 years September 2018 USA San Francisco + 1 more

Prepares students to become successful Art teachers in a K-12 classroom in the United States. [+]

Prepares students to become successful Art teachers in a K-12 classroom in the United States. Program meets requirements of both National and California Art Education Standards. One semester Student Teaching mentored by a master teacher in a Bay Area Public School. After completion of all coursework and student teaching requirements and passing all four California Teacher Performance Assessments tests (CALTPAs); students are recommended for a California K-12 Art teaching credential. Capstone project – Advocate! Students create a dynamic arts advocacy presentation to educate the public as to the importance of Arts Education for the 21st-century creative economy. MAT Art Education Track I* Unit Requirements ... [-]

MA Drama Education and English Language Teaching (ELT)

University Of Warwick Centre for Education Studies
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5 years August 2018 United Kingdom Coventry + 1 more

This course is suitable for experienced teachers interested in combining both disciplines (Drama and English Language Teaching) at Master’s level. [+]

MA Drama Education and English Language Teaching (ELT)

“Our course combines recent developments in drama education, second language acquisition and ELT methodology. It provides an innovative approach to teaching drama as a key way of promoting learning and language acquisition in more creative and personalised ways. There is a balance between the study and practice of drama and ELT as academic and practical subjects and you can access the facilities and staff in two excellent departments.”

Dr Steve Mann, Joint Course Leader

Suitable for

This course is suitable for experienced teachers interested in combining both disciplines (Drama and English Language Teaching) at Master’s level. The course is particularly suitable for teachers of English as a Foreign Language who have interest in drama as a key way of promoting learning and language acquisition in a more creative and personalised way. ... [-]


MA in Fine Arts Education: Supervision

Kean University
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA New York Union + 1 more

The Master of Arts in Fine Arts Education: Supervision program is designed for certified art teachers who desire additional educational background for career advancement as well as certification for supervisory positions in New Jersey school districts. The program cultivates certified district art supervisors who have the potential to lead art teachers towards contemporary, democratic and dimensional forms of education for divergent populations of children and adolescents. [+]

The Master of Arts in Fine Arts Education: Supervision program is designed for certified art teachers who desire additional educational background for career advancement as well as certification for supervisory positions in New Jersey school districts. The program cultivates certified district art supervisors who have the potential to lead art teachers towards contemporary, democratic and dimensional forms of education for divergent populations of children and adolescents. Specifically, this reading and writing intensive program seeks to foster art supervisors who are versed in contemporary research, understand the need for alternate methods of instruction, are knowledgeable about the assessment of instruction, demonstrate strong organizational skills and are advocates of the arts as important venues leading to global intelligence. ... [-]


MA in Fine Arts Education: Inital Teaching Certification

Kean University
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA New York Union + 1 more

The Master of Arts in Fine Arts Education: Initial Teaching Certification program is an academically intensive program, designed for students who have undergraduate preparation and demonstrated competence in the studio arts and wish to se­cure New Jersey K-12 Teaching Certification in Art. [+]

The Master of Arts in Fine Arts Education: Initial Teaching Certification program is an academically intensive program, designed for students who have undergraduate preparation and demonstrated competence in the studio arts and wish to se­cure New Jersey K-12 Teaching Certification in Art. The program’s philosophical approach is rooted in develop­mental psychology and supported by contemporary research in the field. This reading and writing intensive pro­gram prepares future educators to engage in conceptual thought and learning in the visual arts and to translate this understanding into an active and vivified classroom practice. To achieve this goal, students continue to develop a strong studio praxis which is augmented by an academic study of the psychological origins of artistic expression as they unfold within the growing individual. Admission to the program is by application and interview. All prospec­tive applicants are urged to contact the program coordinator as soon as possible to discuss the course of studies and to ensure a timely placement in required fieldwork.... [-]


M.A. in Art Practices: Specialisation - Public Pedagogy and Art Practice

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Campus Full time 2 years July 2018 India Bengaluru

Public Pedagogy and Art Practice brings together a rich set of public practices from- cultural activism, public art, experimental pedagogy, community based art, socially engaged art, public acts/ performances, to internet based public art. The course enables creative practitioners to educate, inspire, and catalyse social action. [+]

M.A. in Art Practices: Specialisation - Public Pedagogy and Art Practice

The program in Public Pedagogy and Art Practice at Srishti brings together a rich set of practices from cultural activism, public art, urban and rural studies and the study of local knowledge systems into an emerging area of study that looks at traditional and contemporary public creative practices that are used to educate, inspire and provoke a larger public. These forms draw from a diversity of public engagements, evoke the absurd, catalyse agency for social action and emerge from many different sites of on-the-ground experimentation. They are community based, multi-age and focus on social transformation that challenges mainstream elite forms of knowledge production. The program takes learning back to the street by understanding practices and practitioners that have rejected the exclusive institutional structures, focusing instead on peoples’ science, peoples; medicine, peoples’ history and peoples’ education.... [-]


Master of Arts in Nordic Visual Studies and Art Education (NoVA)

Aalto University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Espoo Helsinki Pori Mikkeli + 3 more

The Master’s Programme in Nordic Visual Studies and Art Education (NoVA) educates professionals and researchers, to achieve an understanding of the best Nordic practices and traditions in art education and visual communication, and give relevant competencies. [+]

Nordic Visual Studies and Art Education (NoVA) educates contemporary art and visual culture professionals and researchers, to achieve an understanding of the best Nordic practices and traditions in art education and visual communication.

Through the NoVA education, you achieve relevant competencies and pedagogical interaction skills for working in cross-cultural and international educational situations and environments. As a student, you may direct yourself toward teaching, producing, designing, guidance and consultant tasks on different levels of schooling, or in the fields of art and visual and media culture, social sectors and corporate life. Teaching is provided by faculty from three Nordic universities/ university colleges, and the program is open to international students. NoVA builds on Nordic competences and expertise, which are related to current discussions in the field of international art education.... [-]


MFA in Critical and Pedagogical Studies

Lund University
Campus Full time September 2019 Sweden Lund

This Master's program seeks to encourage applied thinking within the artistic field: investigating how we might produce and discuss art and how pedagogical strategies can be seen as artistic models in art practice and teaching are central topics. [+]

Program overview

Critical and Pedagogical Studies is an international post-graduate study program leading to a Master of Fine Arts degree, working across borders between art theory, practice, and pedagogy. It brings together postgraduate students with a BFA and students who have previously completed a studio based MFA. The program seeks to encourage applied thinking within the artistic field, investigating how we might both produce and discuss art, as well as investigating how pedagogical strategies can be seen as artistic models in art practice and as teaching.

This is a pioneering program that seeks to examine the ways in which critical theory and pedagogy inform artistic practice. Theory will be viewed as a practice, and practice will be theorized. Key issues and topics of discussion are pedagogical strategies such as artists teaching artists and the artist’s role in mediating to a public, combined with critical thinking on artistic production, with an openness to learn and experiment.... [-]


MAT in Art Education (grades PK-8 and grades 5-12)

Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 USA Medford

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Art Education prepares art teachers for careers in our global society. Our students explore art making and works of art through a variety of cultural, historical, and socio-political lenses, and our graduates make art accessible and sustainable for their students of all ages in diverse communities. [+]

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Art Education prepares art teachers for careers in our global society. Our students explore art making and works of art through a variety of cultural, historical, and socio-political lenses, and our graduates make art accessible and sustainable for their students of all ages in diverse communities.

The program is aimed at artists who want to teach in PK-12 schools, after-school programs, or museums. The requirements include student teaching internships at area public schools, fieldwork at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, as well as coursework in art, education, and art education. It is a 12-month program for full-time students, beginning with three courses at Tufts in the summer. During the fall and spring semesters, students take courses at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts and work as interns in area schools, observing at first and working up to full-time student teaching in the spring.... [-]


Master Art Education in Curatorial Studies

Zurich University of the Arts
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Switzerland Zürich

The professional communication of culture, art, architecture, and design is essential. Education, effective staging, and communication in the area of arts and design have an important role to play, in both the public and private sectors, reflecting the shifts currently taking place in cultural production and the creative and cultural industries. In this context, the program in Curatorial Studies will enable the student to work successfully as a curator and/or as an art and culture educator across the entire spectrum of institutional and non-institutional contexts, in the public and private sectors, and in the for-profit and not-for-profit domains. [+]

Studying at Zurich University of the Arts

With over 2.500 students, Zurich University of the Arts is one of the largest arts universities in Europe. We welcome students seeking to cross boundaries and bring different fields together because we are convinced that the productive exchange with other disciplines brings forth better, more versatile, and critically minded curators.

We have an excellent network worldwide — thanks to collaborations with over seventy universities in Switzerland and abroad, and with countless partners from the fields of science, culture, business, and industry. This manifold collaboration stands for the national and international relevance of our programs.... [-]


Master of Arts in Dance

Zurich University of the Arts
Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 Switzerland Zürich

The Master of Arts in Dance offers two specializations: Choreography, on one hand, Teaching and Coaching Dance Professionals on the other. It builds the choreographic and teaching skills needed to work with dance professionals and to qualify for the relevant professions. Coursework includes choreographic methods, teaching skills, and artistic research with a view to developing an individual artist or teaching profile. The programme promotes interdisciplinary collaboration and helps students to establish a sustainable network within the international field of dance. [+]

The Master of Arts in Dance offers two specializations:

Choreography, on one hand, Teaching and Coaching Dance Professionals on the other. It builds the choreographic and teaching skills needed to work with dance professionals and to qualify for the relevant professions. Coursework includes choreographic methods, teaching skills, and artistic research with a view to developing an individual artist or teaching profile. The programme promotes interdisciplinary collaboration and helps students to establish a sustainable network within the international field of dance.

The Master Dance, Choreography programme equips students to work as choreographers in the field of professional stage dance.... [-]


MA in Theatre Education

Emerson College
Campus Full time Part time 1.5 - 2.5 years September 2018 USA Boston + 1 more

Learn the art of teaching—and the teaching of art—with our Master of Arts in Theatre Education. As one of the largest programs in the country, we’ll prepare you to create both theatre and learning experiences that transform lives and communities. With two tracks of study, Theatre Teacher Education or Theatre and Community, our courses integrate theory and reflective practice and give you the opportunity to develop skills and expand your knowledge in the art of theatre, the principles of teaching and learning in the arts, and the practices of applied drama and theatre. [+]

About the Program

Learn the art of teaching—and the teaching of art—with our Master of Arts in Theatre Education. As one of the largest programs in the country, we’ll prepare you to create both theatre and learning experiences that transform lives and communities. With two tracks of study, Theatre Teacher Education or Theatre and Community, our courses integrate theory and reflective practice and give you the opportunity to develop skills and expand your knowledge in the art of theatre, the principles of teaching and learning in the arts, and the practices of applied drama and theatre. As a part of the program, any student can earn initial licensure in Massachusetts as a theatre teacher for Pre-K through Grade 12. Graduates of our MA in Theatre Education go on to:... [-]


Master of Arts in Art Education

Adelphi University
Online Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Garden City + 1 more

The online Master of Arts in Art Education (M.A. in Art Ed) program offered by Adelphi University’s Ruth S. Ammon School of Education blends creative practice and contemporary teaching approaches to prepare students in becoming successful art teachers who cultivate the rich connections young people can make through art. [+]

Build your creative teaching voice and learn to inspire a future generation of artists. The online Master of Arts in Art Education (M.A. in Art Ed) program offered by Adelphi University’s Ruth S. Ammon School of Education blends creative practice and contemporary teaching approaches to prepare students in becoming successful art teachers who cultivate the rich connections young people can make through art. Expert faculty provides highly personalized coursework with unique hybrid scheduling, enabling students to take courses online while completing in-person fieldwork in K-12 classrooms. Gain the hands-on artistic teaching experience and career planning support you need to become a skilled art educator. We are well prepared to help you explore the role of art in education through meaningful fieldwork placements and student teaching environments no matter where you live in the State of New York. M.A. in Art Ed students graduate prepared for New York State visual arts teaching certification and to become creative art educators in a range of settings that include: Elementary schools Middle schools High schools Public schools Private schools Charter schools Colleges and Universities Museums Camps Afterschool programs Community-based programs Art studios Who Can Benefit ... [-]

Master of Arts in Artistic Education

University of Arts in Poznań
Campus Full time 2 - 3 years October 2018 Poland Poznań

Existing since 1985, the faculty of Artistic Education has undergone several modifications in order to emphasize and enhance the uniqueness of its field of study, the combination of theory and practice in arts. [+]

ARTISTIC EDUCATION (in Fine Arts) Modes of study: full-time first-cycle studies (3 years) full-time second-cycle studies (2 years) (starting in 2018/19) Specializations: Interdisciplinary Arts and Cultural Education Cultural Promotion and Animation Description of the field of study:

Existing since 1985, the faculty of Artistic Education has undergone several modifications in order to emphasize and enhance the uniqueness of its field of study, the combination of theory and practice in arts. In addition to three painting and two drawing studios run by internationally established artists, the faculty of Artistic Education offers five art studios which are matchless in Poland, the Studio of Transdisciplinary Projects and Research, the Studio of Open Interpretations of Art, the Studio of Art in Public Space, the Studio of Creative Projects and Activities and the Studio of Book Art.... [-]