Art classes allow students of all learning abilities to thrive. Gain a strong foundation in pedagogy and practice with meaningful extended student teaching experience.

Program Page - Graduate Studies Art Education K-12, M.A.T.

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What to expect

  1. Email from program director
  2. Discuss requirements, course schedule and start date
  3. Application Requirement Checklist
  4. Information on Financing Your Education


What you will study

In Oswego's Art Education program you will explore how art affects children's developmental processes and why art education is vital in today's schools. You will gain real world experience through two student teaching placements over the course of your education. This program encourages teaching in both urban and rural areas and both elementary and high school settings.

Where you can study

  • Oswego (main campus)

Learning outcomes

The 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. Following completion of the program, candidates are eligible for New York State Initial Teaching certification.

Admission requirements

Official transcript confirming a BFA or comparable Bachelor’s degree in art
GPA of at least 3.0
Purpose Statement
Two letters of recommendation
GRE test scores
ALST test
Art Portfolio