Master of Arts

Art Education

Central to Inspiring Creativity.

A CCSU MS in Art Education prepares you to become a passionate art educator inspired to teach new generations of artists in the classroom and others who share your creative curiosity.

Through this program you will gain a better understanding of your creative process, and develop your own artistic vision with the skills to realize it. 

Program Features

  • Starts every January and August  
  • 33-credit program  
  • Attend full- or part-time  
  • Classes offered primarily on-campus  
  • Art portfolio required for application  
  • Financial aid is available  
  • No GMAT/GRE required 

Program Options

General Track

Specialize in ceramics, painting, illustration, sculpture, printmaking, or other areas and exhibit a body of artistic work in final exhibition

Art Education

Focus on advancing your Art Education pedagogy and conduct in-depth research on a selected Art Education or Art History topic

Did You Know?

The median annual wage of K-12 teachers was more than $79,600 in May of 2020 in Connecticut.  

What You'll Gain

  • An original, significant, coherent, and highly resolved body of work for exhibition or original research thesis  
  • Understanding of your creative practice and the practice of other artists through creation, observation, reading, and writing about these practices  
  • Knowledge of art forms, artists, and art works from diverse historical and contemporary context  
  • Understanding of creative idea development, direction, and production