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To begin the application process, scroll down to Step 1: Pre-Application Form

Ready to Apply?

To be considered for admission into the Master of Arts in Art Education program, you must complete a three step application process:

Step 1: Pre-Application Form

Step 2: Graduate School Application

Step 3: SlideRoom Portfolio Submission

Pre-Application Form

Step 1
Pre-Application Form
Graduate School Application

Graduate School Application

We are here to guide you as you complete your application and answer any questions you may have about requirements, application materials, deadlines, and more. Please contact one of our Enrollment Specialists should you need any assistance.

1. Complete the online Graduate School Application

2. Order official transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended

3. Request three letters of recommendation from faculty or professionals who can speak to your ability to be successful in a graduate program.

4. Submit a writing sample, such as research paper, article, curriculum plan or other sample of academic writing. Applicants who do not have an academic writing sample may submit two writing samples, one from each of the following categories:

Category A

  • Write a one-page artist statement -OR-
  • Write a one-page teaching philosophy statement

Category B

  • Provide a convincing argument for art education in the general school curriculum, even in times of tight budgets -OR-
  • Describe your personal history of art education and how your past art experiences and teachers have helped shape your ideas and beliefs about art and your role as an art educator today
Step 2

Web-Based Portfolio

To complete the graduate application, you must submit your web-based portfolio to SlideRoom.

  • Choose the Art Education Online portal that corresponds to the term you plan to enroll
  • Images and videos can be labeled and ordered after they are uploaded
  • Include the title of the work, medium, size and date. You may also include the URL for your website

Maximum file sizes:

  • Images: jpg, png, or gif: 2MB each. For good image quality and quality and fast upload, your image files should be sized no larger than 1280 x 1280 px @ 72 dpi.
  • Video: mov, wmv, flv-up to 20MB
  • PDF: 10MB per document
  • After you set up and review your online portfolio, submit the $10 portfolio submission fee.

Note: SlideRoom offers additional submission instructions. For technical assistance, contact SlideRoom Technical Support.

Step 3
Web-Based Portfolio