24 months
26644 USD/year
26644 USD/year
14902 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Master of Arts in Art Education at the University of Cincinnati is a boldly designed Master’s degree in creative thought and action in the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP).


Why study Art Education?

The Master of Arts in Art Education is a bold summer intensive graduate degree designed to advance professional careers of artists and educators who are committed to democratizing access to high quality arts education in various settings that include schools, museums and galleries, as well as community and cultural organizations.

The Master of Arts in Art Education at the University of Cincinnati prepares today’s teachers and future educators to address ongoing social change.

Our mission is to educate artists, designers, architects, and creative practitioners to teach visual arts and design in diverse settings that include public and private schools (kindergarten through university-level), museums, community programs, corporate settings, hospitals, long-term care facilities and rehabilitation centers. Professionally trained creative educators can facilitate transformative experiences for all learners, activating connections between art & design in the everyday and harnessing the power of imagination to address current issues.

Notable features of the Master of Arts in Art Education program include:
  • Advantageous location within the College of DAAP, situated within Research I University; Work with world class faculty and resources;
  • Experiential learning emphasis and UC’s powerful cooperative education platform;
  • Leading-edge, transdisciplinary research and collaborations: i.e., Urban Futures, Digital Media, Livewell Collaborative;
  • Customizable curriculum that supports creative approaches for addressing emergent and unscripted challenges across cultures.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Visual Arts Research Methods
  • Arts Based Research: Foundations, Visualizations, and Practice
  • Master's Research Project
  • Historical Perspectives
  • Teacher Education courses

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • University Graduate Application (online)
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • A current resume
  • Statement of Intent
  • Portfolio in a single PDF file

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26644 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26644 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    26644 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26644 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    14902 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14902 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Cincinnati

1000 - 1650 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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