The online Master of Arts in Art Education (MA in Art Ed) program, named a U.S. News & World Report Best Online Master’s in Education, is offered by Adelphi University’s College of Education and Health Sciences. This program blends creative practice and interdisciplinary teaching approaches to prepare students in becoming successful art teachers who cultivate the rich connections young people can make through art.
Expert faculty provide highly personalized coursework with unique hybrid scheduling, enabling students to take courses online while completing in-person fieldwork in New York K-12 classrooms. Gain the hands-on artistic teaching experience and career planning support you need to become a skilled art educator.
We are well prepared to help you explore the role of art in education through meaningful fieldwork placements and student teaching environments no matter where you live in the State of New York. Special student teaching abroad placements are also available.
MA in Art Ed students graduate prepared for New York State Visual Arts Pre-K–12 teaching certification and to become creative art educators in a range of settings that include:
To learn more about Adelphi University’s online Master of Arts in Art Education, fill out the fields to download a brochure or call us at 888.252.4110 to talk with one of our enrollment counselors.
The MA in Art Ed is geared toward individuals who wish to inspire and educate others through interdisciplinary art education and studio art, and value a personalized training environment in learning to do so. Our students are looking to advance their careers and gain institutional endorsement for New York State teaching certifications. With varying educational and professional backgrounds and experience levels in visual art, MA in Art Ed students are equally motivated to explore and better understand the many roles art can play in education. MA in Art Ed students include:
Adelphi’s College of Education and Health Sciences is committed to excellence in education and providing opportunities for professional growth by creating authentic academic and field experiences, cultivating respect for the diverse population we serve, embracing ethical practices, and preparing our students to become reflective change agents through research, collaboration and leadership.
Our educational philosophy stresses the value of learning through meaningful activity and reflection within a community of scholars and educators. We recognize learning as a socio-cultural dynamic and as such, our classes are framed within the cultural, historical, and material contexts of the diverse populations we serve. Our philosophy leads to collaborative communities that honor the voices of all and hold the greatest promise for individual as well as collective efficacy.
As lifelong learners themselves, our faculty and administration value creative expression and artistic exploration for personal and professional growth and are committed to recognizing and attending to our students needs through the development of leadership, technological and communication skills.