M.A. On Campus

Art Education

Brigham Young University

24 months
7700 USD/year
7700 USD/year
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The MA in Art Education programme of Brigham Young University is a cohort program intended for teachers who desire intensive curriculum development, professional development, and additional content and skills in the disciplines of a comprehensive art program. 


The MA in Art Education programme of Brigham Young University prepares students to pursue a PhD or EdD in art education if that is their intention. In addition to reviewing research literature in art education, this program has a rigorous studio practice component designed to integrate teaching and artistic practice. 

Key facts:

  • Studio Practice

Students will further develop their personal artistic practice in relation to current discourses related to contemporary art and their own pedagogy.

  • Literature and History of the Field

Students will demonstrate understanding and knowledge of historical trends in art, design, and education and the ability to access relevant sources of research and commentary within these fields.

  • Leadership and Community

Students will contribute to a strong collaborative community network through leadership and service within a graduate cohort and among various art education professional organizations.

  • Professional Activity

Students will actively participate and contribute to the field as researchers and practitioners.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Art Theory Context
  • Current Art Practice
  • Studio Methodologies
  • Theory-Based Directed Studies
  • Figure Drawing
  • Art Education Studio
  • Oil Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Drawing
  • Printmaking
  • Crafts
  • Aqueous Painting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Portfolio of 20 pieces should be submitted on a USB flash drive
  • One or two written papers
  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited art institution
  • Certification to teach in public schools
  • Two years' teaching experience
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7700 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    7700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7700 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Provo

944 - 1633 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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