M.A. On Campus

Art Education

The University of Iowa

12 months
30838 USD/year
32424 USD/year
13476 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The MA in Art with a focus in Art Education offered by The University of Iowa is awarded by the Graduate College. The program is administered by the College of Education in cooperation with the School of Art and Art History. Application is made to the College of Education.


The Art Education program’s strong academic emphasis helps teachers who are creative artists become highly literate in the history and language of art. 

At The University of Iowa we offer a master degree program in Art Education. In addition to coursework in education, students in the 38- semester-hour Art Education program are required to take studio art and art history classes. Students also draw on resources in American studies, anthropology, sociology, and the program in literature, science, and the arts to complete their degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Art Studies
  • Educational Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must first submit the online application to the Graduate College and pay the $60 application fee by credit card ($100 for international applicants).
  • A statement of purpose
  • A writing sample
  • Ten slides (including two studio areas)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A set of your unofficial academic records/transcripts uploaded on your Admissions Profile
  • International students may also be required to submit TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores
  • Once recommended for admission, international students must send a Financial Statement
  • Your official GREscores from Educational Testing Service. The University's institutional code is 6681

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30838 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30838 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    32424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32424 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13476 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13476 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Iowa City

1187 - 1841 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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