Whether you are a practicing teacher who is already certified or an aspiring art teacher with an undergraduate degree in Art, PennWest’s online Master’s in Art Education will expand your knowledge and spark new creativity in your professional career.
Built on the foundation of excellence established at PennWest Edinboro, this online program focuses on research, writing, self-study of teaching practice, and collaborative inquiry among art educators to advance shared professional goals and stretch contemporary methods of teaching in art.
Nationally recognized, full-time faculty work closely with you to help you develop a deeper social and contextual understanding of the teaching of art and promote leadership in schools, community settings and within the field of art education.
Coursework for this 30-credit program is rooted in research, creative idea development and social justice. You’ll graduate ready to apply the ideas explored in this graduate program to your school or museum teaching practice.
PennWest’s MA in Art Education is fully accredited by CAEP, NASAD and NAEA.
U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks our online graduate program among the best in the country.
100% online format allows you to complete the program at a natural pace.
This online program is built on PennWest Edinboro’s 100-year legacy of excellence in Art Education and the visual arts.
Graduates with an MA in Art Education are qualified to work in a variety of fields. Typically, they work as educators in public schools, museums and community art centers, but many choose to put their talents to work in galleries, as museum specialists or art or educational consultants.
Conditional Admission Requirements
PennWest’s three campuses, California, Clarion and Edinboro universities, have been delivering award-winning online programs for more than 20 years. You’ll graduate with a degree from Pennsylvania Western University, completely supported by the expertise and community of learners on our brick-and-mortar campuses.