What is Art Education at WVU like?
The Master of Arts degree in Art Education accommodates the seasoned art teacher as well as the inexperienced pre-professional student who is seeking advanced knowledge and/or training in the field of Art Education. Students interested in West Virginia PK-12 Visual Art certification may seek an MA plus certification.
The program requirements can be tailored to the individual needs of the student and can include a studio emphasis, a classroom research emphasis or a community arts emphasis. The program typically includes a minimum of 30 hours of coursework, culminating in a research paper or project. In addition, students with a BFA or a BA in Art may pursue postbaccalaureate certification as a nondegree seeking graduate student.
Each graduate program sets their own terms of admission and application deadlines. Applicants can only apply for admission for the terms displayed below. Any questions regarding the application deadline should be directed to the graduate program representative.
Fall: January 15
Spring: December 1