Art Education (MAT)

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Art Education
Master of Arts in Teaching, K-12
Art classes allow students of all learning abilities to thrive. SUNY Oswego’s program will prepare you to teach art in public schools for grades K-12. As a student in SUNY Oswego’s NCATE accredited program, you will expand your skill set and be able to work with your students using both traditional and digital art.
From the classroom to the real world

Through SUNY Oswego's Art Education program, you will gain real world experience through two student teaching placements over the course of your education.

You will have the opportunity to work in a variety of learning environments; this program encourages teaching in both urban and rural areas and both elementary and high school settings.

Meaningful extended student teaching experience

You will spend a full 12 weeks at one school each placement, compared to six weeks at two different places.

This experience, unique to our program, will allow you to have a meaningful experience and leave a lasting impression on your students.

Ready to apply?
Admission requirements
Official transcripts confirming a BFA or comparable Bachelor's degree in Art
GRE or MAT test score
(if GPA is lower than 3.0)
Purpose Statement
Two letters of recommendation
ALST test
(to be taken before completion of MAT program)
Part II: Portfolio
Application deadline
March 1 for Summer or Fall admission
October 1 for Spring admission
Length of program
42 credit hours
Application Fee
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Jessica Panicola is the first art education student to student teach in Bolivia.
Jessica Panicola turned her student teaching experience to a life changing one by being the first art education student to complete her student teaching requirement in Bolivia.