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Education: Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) in Visual Art Education (K-12)
Responsible preparation for work in secondary school and community settings requires that in addition to meeting the academic standards established by each program, candidates demonstrate appropriate personal characteristics, which would include professional judgment, ethical conduct, and academic integrity. In addition, candidates are expected to demonstrate sensitivity to secondary student issues and effective management of personal stress or adjustment difficulties.

The goal of the MAT degree program is to:
• fulfill Initial Certification requirements in a content area
• fulfill MAT degree requirements
• fulfill Professional Certification requirements in a content or related area

The MAT degree in Secondary Education consists of existing courses in State-certified Post-Baccalaureate and MSEd programs in Secondary Education. The MAT program will consist of the existing 24 credits plus 6 credits in advanced pedagogy and 9-12 credits in content courses. Upon completion of the 24 credits in the Post-Baccalaureate program, students are eligible for initial Professional Certification in the content area. Upon completion of the remaining 15-18 credits for the MAT degree, students are eligible for Professional Certification in the content or related area.

The MAT programs are comprised of two areas: 1) the Core Courses that lead to Initial Certification in the content area, and 2) the modules. Modules can either be Content Specialization Courses or Extension Specialization Courses that provide the opportunity for a second area of certification (Special Education, Bilingual Education, or Literacy).


Requirements for Matriculation 

These requirements are in addition to the general requirements for matriculation.​​
1. Students must submit a 15-slide portfolio of their work. These must include at least two drawings, and a variety of media i.e.: Students must submit a 15-slide portfolio of their work. These must include at least two drawings, and a variety of media i.e.:  painting, printmaking and/or sculpture or 3D design. A CD Rom in JPEG format is also acceptable. On an accompanying page you must provide the following information for each slide:
• Title (if any)
• Size
• Medium
• Date
Include a self-addressed envelope stamped with sufficient postage for the material to be returned. Original artwork will not be accepted and will not be reviewed. Incomplete applications without a self-addressed stamped envelope will not be considered. These materials are due at the Graduate Admissions Office at the same time all other materials are submitted. Admission is competitive, and the submission dates will not be extended.

2. Results of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) General Test are required. Click here for more details.


 

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 Admissions at a Glance

 
Fall Deadline August 15
Fall Extended DeadlineN/A
Spring DeadlineNovember 1
Spring Extended DeadlineN/A

Letters of Reference2
Essay  500 Words
TOEFL (IBT)100
IELTS  7
GRE  Yes
GMAT No

Accepts Non-MatricNo

 
 
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