M.A. Online

Art Education

University of Northern Iowa

12 months
19928 USD/year
19928 USD/year
9296 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This master's degree program in Art Education from the University of Northern Iowa provides education professionals access to a comprehensive interdisciplinary, historical and contemporary orientation to the study and practice of art education.


Courses are offered Wednesday evenings using a combination of Adobe Connect, a desktop video conferencing system, and online via eLearning, a Blackboard learning management system, and individual instructor/student conferencing. 

Courses taught in the first year are designed to explore contemporary themes of art education in eight-week modules. Courses instructed in the second year will be delivered in sixteen-week modules to allow implementation of research and writing. 

While most students encounter very few technical difficulties with our online courses, our team of support specialists is available to assist you as needed.

Program features

  • Offered entirely online
  • Learn from University of Northern Iowa faculty in the areas of Art Education, Art History and Studio Art
  • Curriculum aligns with student activities in classroom experiences
  • Includes courses addressing models of inquiry and practice that help to establish stronger links between theory and practice in art education
  • Delivered on a cohort basis and completed in five consecutive semesters beginning with fall (six hours of credit each semester)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Holistic Approaches for Art Education 
  • Curriculum and Pedagogy in Art Education 
  • Research Methods in Art Education 
  • Readings in Art Education 
  • Studies in Applied Project
  • Seminar in Teaching Art

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Submit the required application at least ten days prior to the beginning of orientation for the session for which you are applying. 


30 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed online application form
  • A non-refundable application fee of $75
  • Educational transcripts from Bachelor's degree
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Letters of reference or a reference form
  • The GMAT is required to enter the MBA or the MAcc program
  • The GRE is required for some programs
  • A copy of the personal data page of your passport

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19928 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 19928 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    19928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19928 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9296 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9296 USD per year during 12 months.


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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