B.S.Ed. in Fine Arts Education
M.S. Ed. in Fine Arts Education
This program leads to initial certification as a teacher in visual arts in all grades. The program is designed to provide students who have completed baccalaureate studies in fine arts and art history with course work and field experiences in fine arts education, resulting in effective public school teaching. This program blends on-campus preparation with field experiences in a variety of school settings, culminating in full-time student teaching. It conforms with New York State Learning Standards for the Arts and with recommendations for teacher preparation by the National Art Education Association.
M.A. in Fine Arts Education
This program leads to professional certification for teachers who possess initial certification in visual arts all grades or provisional certification art K-12. It provides advanced study in the curriculum, pedagogy, and content of the fine arts. The program is in conformity with New York State Learning Standards for the Arts and with the recommendations for teacher preparation by the National Art Education Association.
Advanced Certificate in Fine Arts Education
Intensive Non-Degree Program in Fine Arts or Music Education
Doctoral Program in Learning and Teaching: Art Education Concentration
The Doctoral Program in Learning and Teaching leads to the degree of Doctor of Education (Ed.D.). The program prepares students to work as educational researchers, curriculum developers, teacher educators, professional-development providers, and mentor teachers in schools, universities, and other educational settings. The program enables students to acquire broad and deep knowledge of processes of learning and teaching, to develop research skills with quantitative and qualitative methods, and to complete an individualized program of studies in an area of specialization. Students also complete qualifying procedures and dissertation projects under the supervision of an Adviser and two Doctoral Committee members with expertise in the area of specialization. The program requires a minimum of 60 semester hours beyond the master's degree that applicants are expected to hold.