Master of Arts (M.A.)
The Master of Arts in art education has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art & Design (NASAD) since 1970.
Engage your creativity. Empower your students.
Designed for educators, this program will help you pursue or advance your art education career in K-12 schools, museums or community-based organizations. You do not need to hold a teaching certificate to apply, and this program will not lead to initial teacher certification.
With advanced curriculum around development, pedagogy, action research, leadership and advocacy in the visual arts, you will be empowered with the skills and voice you need to lead your students and impact your own career path.
Why art education at WMU?
Getting your online master's degree in art education through the WMU Gwen Frostic School of Art means you will engage with students and professors who love art as much as you do. You will join the ranks of other graduates who have gone on to serve as leaders and change agents in schools and museums throughout the United States.
This 30-credit master’s degree is 100% online, and designed to be completed in six semesters so that you can earn your master's degree online while you continue to teach. It is possible to complete the program is less time.
Not least, our program has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art & Design since 1970.
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