Art Education, M.Ed. | Columbus State University | Columbus, United States
12 months
9804 USD/year
9804 USD/year
2520 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The M.Ed. program in Art Education from Columbus State University provides candidates the opportunity to further their knowledge through investigation and research of current issues, concepts and curriculum and to pursue their creative work in the studios as well as advanced studies in art history. This degree is for teachers with a clear renewable teaching certification.


Students admitted as candidates for the Master of Art Education degree at Columbus State University must satisfactorily complete a planned program of study and a minimum of 36 semester credit hours. At least 18 of these hours must be in courses numbered 6000 or above. 

A graduate student's program, planned cooperatively with an advisor from the College of Education and Health Professions, will emphasize development both in the teaching field and in professional studies. Specific questions concerning Georgia Professional Standards Commission requirements for teacher certification should be directed to the COEHP Office of Student Advising and Field Experiences, or to the department that offers the student's area of study.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate competence in the development of a focused portfolio in preparation for exhibition.
  • Students will demonstrate competence in the application of Art History and critical analysis in a research paper.
  • Students will demonstrate competence in the ability to conduct research in art.
  • Students will demonstrate competence in the application of art education concepts.
  • Students will demonstrate competence in the development of P-12 curriculum. 


Educator Preparation at Columbus State University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. The CSU Department of Art is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

Programme Structure

  • Teachers holding a teaching certificate or Certificate of Eligibility may pursue advanced professional and pedagogical studies by enrolling in a Master of Education (MEd) degree program. The MEd programs are designed to increase the candidate's expertise in the selected program of study. 
  • All advanced education programs are based on the principles identified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS). At the conclusion of each program of study, the candidate demonstrates expertise through the successful completion of carefully designed exit requirements. These may include a written comprehensive examination, a completed research project, or other related exit requirements.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The general portion of the Revised Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 (regular admission) or 2.50 (provisional admission) on all undergraduate work at an accredited United States institution in fulfillment of the requirements for a baccalaureate degree
  • A clear renewable teaching license or documentation of eligibility for certification 
  • The successful applicant must not have a criminal record or discharge from the armed services 
  • An official transcript and portfolio evaluation and an interview with the art education program coordinator to determine the level of studio skills, qualifications, and if applicable, courses to transfer.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9804 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4902 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    9804 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4902 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    2520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1260 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Columbus

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.


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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