Visual Arts Education

 

This master’s program will provide you with practical approaches to the teaching of visual arts education, while also providing graduate coursework in the foundations of education and general education curriculum and content in grades PreK-12.

Credits:

For those with no New York State Teacher Certification: 44

For those with New York State Teacher certification: 30-31

Certification: Visual Arts PreK-12

Eligibility & Admission Requirements

For applicants who do not hold prior New York State Teacher Certification

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of at least 3.0 and a major in visual art; For applicants with an MFA or other graduate degree, a GPA of at least 3.5
  • General education core in the liberal arts and sciences including coursework in artistic expression, communication, information retrieval, concepts in history and social sciences, humanities, a language other than English, scientific and mathematical processes, and written analysis and expression
  • 9 credits of art history
  • 24 credits in studio art
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A statement of purpose
  • A digital portfolio of 20 examples of artistic work
  • An interview by faculty for qualified applicant
  • An official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score report

For applicants who hold prior New York State Teacher Certification

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of at least 3.0 and a major in visual arts; For applicants with an MFA or other graduate degree, a GPA of at least 3.5
  • General education core in the liberal arts and sciences including coursework in artistic expression, communication, information retrieval, concepts in history and social sciences, humanities, a language other than English, scientific and mathematical processes, and written analysis and expression
  • NYS teaching certificate
  • 9 credits of art history
  • 24 credits in studio art
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A statement of purpose
  • A digital portfolio of 20 examples of artistic work
  • An interview by faculty for qualified applicant
  • An official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score report

To Apply

To start your application, click here.

For individuals who do not hold New York State Teacher Certification: When applying to this program under Program of Study, select School of Education – Other Programs and Visual Arts Education with no prior NYS cert.

For individuals who hold New York State Teacher Certification: When applying to this program under Program of Study, select School of Education – Other Programs and Visual Arts Education with prior NYS cert.

Contact an Admission Advisor

edadmissions@hunter.cuny.edu

Education Advisor

Calliope Haritos

Visual Arts Advisor

Lori Kent
lken@hunter.cuny.edu
646-418-3427
Office: Art and Art History Advisement Office, North Building 11th floor