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Art Education K-12, M.A.T.

Application Deadline

Oct 1 or Mar 1 (recommended)

Next start date

May 22, 2017

Cost per credit hour


Credit hours


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

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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.

  • EDU 501 - Inquiry into Educational Foundations, credit: 3
  • EDU 514 - The Education of Diverse Populations, credit: 3
  • AED 530 - Methods in Art Education K-12, credit: 3
  • LIT 507 - Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas, credit: 3

Read full curriculum in the 2016-2017 Graduate Catalog.

The diverse range of education and art courses are the puzzle pieces that make up the master art teacher.
Jessica Panicola, M'13

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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.

Elementary Art Teacher

Secondary Art Teacher

School of Education at SUNY Oswego is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation for Teacher Education (NCATE). This accreditation covers all of our initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs.

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Admission Requirements: 
Official transcript
GRE scores
Purpose statement
Two letters of recommendation
Application fee