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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.
Official nameMaster of education in learning, teaching and curriculum with an emphasis in art education
CampusUniversity of Missouri
Program typeMaster's degree
Academic homeCollege of Education | Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum
Delivery modeBlended, some campus visits required
AccreditationHigher Learning Commission, Teacher Accreditation Council
*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.
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.
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 includes
- Art education curriculum and research
- Artistic thinking
- Classroom research
- Educational psychology
- Multicultural classrooms
- Visual culture and literacy