Master On Campus

Art Education

Georgia State University

12 months
30216 USD/year
30216 USD/year
9552 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Art Education M.A.Ed program from Georgia State University is an advanced degree structured to build a community of collegial professionals who demonstrate disciplinary expertise, including knowledge of the content of art education, skill with sound pedagogical strategies, understanding of current scholarship and issues in the field and the ability to positively affect student learning.


Emphasis is placed on the teaching of diverse learners in urban and metropolitan settings.

Specific objectives for students completing the M.A.Ed. program include:
  • Expanding their skills and understandings in studio art production and contemporary art concepts;
  • Developing their pedagogical skills and strategies as master teachers;
  • Empowering them to integrate theory and best practices in their classrooms;
  • Fostering their critical thinking skills and life-long learning as members of a professional community;
  • Developing their leadership and advocacy skills to have an impact on students, classrooms, communities, schools, districts and professional organizations.


The graduate programs at the Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design prepare students for competitive careers in contemporary art, art education, design and art entrepreneurship.

Highlights include one-on-one mentorship with an internationally acclaimed faculty, access to art institutions and creative publications, networking with high-profile artists, scholars and businesses, experience from conference to international art fair participation, artist residencies, as well as assistantships to develop practical skills and garner learning experience.

The Art Education M.A.Ed program from Georgia State University leads students to career paths such as graphic, interior and Web designers, multimedia artists, curators, gallery directors, museum and non-profit arts managers, art administrators, K-12 art teachers, art educators, art historians and writers, creative directors at advertising and marketing firms, props and set design fabricators, and art appraisers, among others.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Psychology of Learning and Learners: The Young Child 
  • Critical Pedagogy 
  • Multicultural Education
  • Social and Cultural Foundations of Education
  • Methods of Research in Education 
  • Seminar in Art Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Three letters of recommendation. 
  • Statement of Intent
  • Portfolio: A successful portfolio demonstrates creativity and commitment in a cohesive body of work. The portfolio should contain two- and three-dimensional work. It should reflect basic skills in drawing and design and sufficient advanced skill in one area. Twenty images should be submitted if the applicant is not a practicing art educator. If the applicant is a practicing art teacher, a minimum of 10 images of personal studio work and up to 10 images of student work are acceptable. Under no circumstances should more than 20 images be submitted.
  • An undergraduate major appropriate to the intended major.
  • A high standard of overall undergraduate achievement, usually a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher.
  • Proof of Tier 4 teaching certification (from Georgia or other state).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15108 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    30216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15108 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4776 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Atlanta

1213 - 2208 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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