Art Education Graduate Program

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Inspire your students through art

Advance your style and skills as an art educator.

Gain a deeper understanding of today’s art education field and develop new methods to use in your career.

Designed for the working educator, you can complete this master’s degree 100% online.

Why earn a master’s degree in art education at Missouri State?

Professor Judith Fowler lectures,

Teach art at a higher level

Raise your career ceiling and salary potential. This degree qualifies you to teach dual credit and other college courses.

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Advance your knowledge

Have a better grasp on best practices for teaching art. Gain new insights into teaching methods, classroom management and curriculum.

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Earn your degree on your schedule

Our program’s 100% online. You can complete your course work and studio work from a distance. Plus, you can choose to start in the fall or spring semester.

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Save money

Missouri State offers one of the most affordable graduate schools in the country. Most students receive some form of scholarships or financial aid.

Careers and outcomes

Develop new ways to teach your students and manage your classroom.

  • Teacher (high school, community college)
  • Professor