Art Education

University of Texas at Austin

24 months
38000 USD/year
21000 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The graduate Art Education program offers a rigorous and highly regarded master’s degree plan that is distinctive in its options for curricular focus.


A comprehensive set of core courses provide a foundation in general arts instruction that is enhanced by focused study in one of three areas: Art Education in Schools, Art Education in Museums, or Art Education in Community-Based Programs.

The programme

When entering the program, students elect one of these options and explore its professional realm in-depth through specific coursework and at least one professional internship. All students ultimately conduct significant research on a topic in art education that culminates in a written thesis.

Option A — SchoolsFor those students wanting to enhance their knowledge of art education at the elementary and secondary school levels

Option B — MuseumsFor those students interested in learning about and working in the field of art museum education

Option C — CommunityFor those students desiring to investigate and conduct professional activities in community-based art programs and organizations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Art Education
  • Contemporary Issues in Art Education
  • Introduction to Research in Art Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An official score for the Graduate Record Examinations General Test (GRE), unless otherwise specified by the graduate program to which the student is applying. International students whose native language is not English must also submit scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
  • Adequate subject preparation for the proposed major. Evidence of adequate preparation varies by program, but examples include letters of reference, auditions, samples of work, and personal statements
  • A grade point average of at least 3.00 in upper-division (junior- and senior-level) coursework and in any graduate work already completed.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    21000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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