Secondary Education: Art Area of Emphasis

Get a graduate degree

Go beyond and stand out. Add to what matters most: your education.

Graduate programs

Master of Science in Education, Secondary Education: Art Area of Emphasis

Contact area of emphasis advisor Fatih Benzer.

MSEd, Secondary education, Art is not accepting applications at this time.

See program requirements for the MSEd, Secondary Education.

Prerequisites and admission requirements

Admission requirements include a Bachelor's degree from an accredited art program, with a major equivalent to certification by a state agency to teach Art (K-12); a minimum of 9 hours in art history with significant exposure to non-western art; a course in modern or contemporary art history; and approval of departmental entrance committee.

Program requirements in Art

A minimum of 15 hours of course work in art is required. With permission of their advisor, students may apply 1-6 additional hours of art electives (21 total) to the 32-hour degree minimum.

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ART 700 Historical Perspectives in Art Education 3 hrs
ART 760 Contemporary Issues and Current Trends in Art Education 3 hrs
  Art Electives 9 hrs
  Optional course work (generally in Art)
chosen in consultation with the advisor
0-6 hrs
  Total 15-21 hrs

Students may choose a concentration in art education, art history, or art studio. A minimum of 6 hours is required in art education, and students may select additional course work in art education, art history, or art studio to total 15 hours. In the studio area, students may choose from a series of workshops dealing with various studio areas, independent study in one studio area, or a combination of the two. Portfolio review of work in the chosen studio area will be required.