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Art Education

Western Carolina University

24 months
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20438 USD/year
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About

An M.A.T. in Art Education at the Western Carolina University can turn your skills and passion for art into a teaching career. The program supplements your background in art with coursework in educational disciplines required for teaching licensure.

Overview

Key facts:

  • The M.A.T. in Art Education is is a 39-semester hour program that will develop your skills as a teacher and increase your understanding of art. Students will take courses like Foundations of Teacher Leadership in a Diverse Society; Child and Adolescent Development; Methods of Teaching Elementary School Art; and Contemporary Art. The program also includes practical experience during an semester-long internship paired with a seminar course. Successful completion of the program leads to recommendation of licensure from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.
  • Students will have the chance to work in Western Carolina University’s state-of-the-art studio spaces while learning from our accomplished faculty. The M.A.T. in Art Eduction program requires applicants to provide a letter of intent accompanied by a portfolio that demonstrates their level and areas of skill.
  • WCU’s M.A.T. graduates will be eligible to teach art in grades K-12. The National Education Association states the average salary for North Carolina public school teachers is $47,783 for the 2014-15 school year. The Bureau of Labor Statistics is projecting a 6% increase in high school teacher hirings by 2022. There are also a number of opportunities across the nation and internationally for primary and secondary teachers.

Programme Structure

Art Education curriculum include:

  • Foundations of Teacher Leadership in a Diverse Society 
  • Assessment of Instruction 
  • Child and Adolescent Development 
  • Teaching Exceptional Learners in Inclusive Classrooms 
  • Advanced Studies in Teacher Leadership
  • Methods of Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

39 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts: Applicants who earned a degree from an institution outside the United States must have their transcripts evaluated by an accepted foreign credential evaluation service
    • Standardized Tests: GRE, GMAT, or other standardized test results
    • Language Proficiency: Official scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the academic version of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) are required for applicants from countries where English is not the primary language. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20438 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10219 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    20438 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10219 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    10030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5015 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Cullowhee

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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