Art education: Online master’s degree
Master of education in learning, teaching and curriculum with an emphasis in art education (M Ed)
- Program type: Master’s
- Academic home: College of Education | Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum
- Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission, Teacher Accreditation Council
- Delivery mode: Blended: 9 credit hours of residency required
- Credit hours: 32
- Estimated program cost: $13,867.84*
*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, course choices at Mizzou and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.
Get the degree you deserve
A master’s in art education from MU can help you expand your teaching skills and advance your career. If you want to examine contemporary art topics, explore studio experiences as an artist-teacher and conduct authentic research in your school or other community environments, this may be the degree for you.
Program structure and topics
Delivery of this program is blended. Most course work can be completed online, but you must complete at least 9 credit hours on campus.
Courses are semester-based. Students typically take two classes each semester and finish in under three years.
To learn more about the program structure, see the video on the Art Education department site.
Course work covers
- Art education curriculum and research
- Artistic thinking
- Classroom research
- Educational psychology
- Multicultural classrooms
- Visual culture and literacy
Note This program is intended for practicing teachers who already have their initial teaching certification. It is not intended for those seeking K–12 Art certification and does not provide the initial certification required to become a teacher.
MPER Early Career Scholars Program
MPER Early Career
If you are a first-, second- or third-year teacher, and teach in an MPER partner school district, you might qualify for a 50 percent tuition sponsorship from the College of Education.
This program is administered by the Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum.