M.A. On Campus

Teaching and Learning

The University of Iowa

12 months
31254 USD/year
32887 USD/year
13939 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning at The University of Iowa prepares highly qualified teachers of art for elementary and secondary schools and community colleges. Its strong academic emphasis helps teachers who are creative artists to become highly literate in the history and language of art.


About Teaching and Learning at The University of Iowa

Students will:

  • demonstrate understanding of and ability to analyze theoretical concepts and research in their field of study;
  • express ideas effectively in written and spoken communication;
  • connect research to practice and practical questions in their professional context;
  • effectively apply their knowledge and skills to their professional context; and
  • demonstrate curiosity, inquiry, and critical and data-based decision making.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Diversity and Identity in K-12 Schools
  • Issues in U.S. Schools
  • Second Language Classroom Learning
  • Instructional Coaching for Teaching Excellence
  • Participatory Learning and Media: Creating, Remixing, Making, and Education
  • Learning Environments: Design, Context, and Activity

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


38 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate College
  • They must have a bachelor's degree, a g.p.a. of at least 3.00 in undergraduate course work, a teaching license, or relevant significant teaching experience in K-12 education
  • Applicants are asked to supply two letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with their work in schools or in an educational program
  • International applicants whose first language is not English must score at least 81 (internet-based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31254 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31254 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    32887 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32887 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13939 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13939 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Iowa City

1187 - 1841 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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