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Visual Art Education, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (QS) , NY,
Responsible preparation for work in secondary school and community settings requires that in addition to meeting the academic standards established by each program, candidates demonstrate appropriate personal characteristics, which would include professional judgment, ethical conduct, and academic integrity.

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In addition, candidates are expected to demonstrate sensitivity to secondary student issues and effective management of personal stress or adjustment difficulties. 

The goal of the MAT degree program is to:

  • fulfill Initial Certification requirements in a content area
  • fulfill MAT degree requirements
  • fulfill Professional Certification requirements in a content or related area

The MAT degree in Secondary Education consists of existing courses in State-certified Post-Baccalaureate and MSEd programs in Secondary Education. The MAT program will consist of the existing 24 credits plus 6 credits in advanced pedagogy and 9-12 credits in content courses. Upon completion of the 24 credits in the Post-Baccalaureate program, students are eligible for initial Professional Certification in the content area. Upon completion of the remaining 15-18 credits for the MAT degree, students are eligible for Professional Certification in the content or related area. 

Programme Structure

The MAT programs are comprised of two areas:

  • the Core Courses that lead to Initial Certification in the content area
  • the modules - Modules can either be Content Specialization Courses or Extension Specialization Courses that provide the opportunity for a second area of certification (Special Education, Bilingual Education, or Literacy).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Students must submit a 15-slide portfolio of their work. These must include at least two drawings, and a variety of media i.e.: Students must submit a 15-slide portfolio of their work. These must include at least two drawings, and a variety of media i.e.:  painting, printmaking and/or sculpture or 3D design. On an accompanying page you must provide the following information for each :title/size/medium/date.
  • Include a self-addressed envelope stamped with sufficient postage for the material to be returned. Original artwork will not be accepted and will not be reviewed. Incomplete applications without a self-addressed stamped envelope will not be considered. 
    • Results of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) General Test.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    805 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 805 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    805 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 805 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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