12 months
28560 USD/year
28560 USD/year
10500 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Art Education program from University of Arkansas is designed to enhance student knowledge and practices within the field of art education with a focus on meeting the necessary demands of a diverse and inclusive professional practice. 


Key Features

The Master of Arts in Art Education is a two-year, 33 credit, art education program with concentrations in Schools or Community and Museums. 

Both concentrations offer a broad range of courses on art and pedagogical theories, visual culture studies, and research methodologies. For the Schools concentration, students will take core research and pedagogy courses as well as electives to build their expertise in an area of interest. The Community and Museums concentration includes the same core courses as well as electives and internship opportunities at local, national, or international museum and community venues. 

Both concentrations will apply contemporary art education theory, practice, and research as applicable to the students’ goals, whether they be preparation for doctoral study or professional practice. The program content will comply with the National Art Education Association (NAEA) and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) standards.

This Art Education program from University of Arkansas will prepare students to advance their professional roles as artists, teachers, researchers, and leaders in various venues, such as schools, museums, community organizations, and institutions. 

This degree will advance students’ knowledge and professional application in an increasingly diverse, inclusive, and interdisciplinary world serving as a vehicle for community and university cross-disciplinary collaborations including but not limited to—African American Studies; Curriculum and Instruction; Gender Studies; History; Human Development and Family Sciences; Political Science; Psychology; Social Work; Sociology; and World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Practices and Methodologies in Art Education
  • Philosophical Foundations and Histories of Art Education
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Art Education
  • Curriculum and Pedagogical Theories in Art Education
  • Master's Thesis in Art Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A conferred baccalaureate degree. Students who have not completed their baccalaureate degree at the time of application must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA on the last 60.0 credit hours of attempted coursework. Students who have a degree at the time of application must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA on the last 60.0 credit hours of attempted coursework from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.

  • A conferred post-baccalaureate, master, or doctoral degree (excluding professional degrees) from a regionally accredited institution.

  • The Graduate School requires the GRE (e.g. GRE code 6866) or comparable standardized examination for admission consideration for degree seeking students. Exemptions have been approved for some programs. Please contact your program of interest to determine if you are required to submit official test scores.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28560 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 28560 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    28560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28560 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10500 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Fayetteville

930 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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