12 months
17982 USD/year
17982 USD/year
9648 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Arts degree in Art Education from Kent State University provides opportunities for those with a background in art education to develop a focused competence in the visual arts, as well as an intellectual understanding of the history and current issues of the field of art education. 

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Students study quantitative and qualitative approaches to research.

The Art Education program from Kent State University includes the following optional concentration:

  • The Non-Thesis Option concentration is available for students who chose to complete a master's project, instead of a thesis, as the culminating requirement.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  • Understand the breadth of theoretical, philosophical, historical and practical issues in art education.
  • Articulate how a plethora of issues is inherent in the field and constructed within wider frameworks of culture and society.
  • Understand the purposes, functions and value of teaching art in PreK-12 art and other educational contexts.
  • Understand and refine application of art education and education research methodology, methods and procedures.
  • Demonstrate advanced comprehension of self-identified particular topics through detailed research investigation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pre-kindergarten-12 Design Education
  • Research Seminar in Art Education 
  • Seminar in Art Education 
  • Candidacy Review Examination: art Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For timely consideration of the application, it is recommended applicants submit a complete application at least one month before the start of the semester.


34 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university1
  • Minimum 2.750 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000 point scale
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Résumé or curriculum vitae
  • Goal statement that focuses on the philosophy of art education
  • Portfolio
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9648 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Online: $18,200 per program

Living costs for Kent

1036 - 1710 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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