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Master of Arts in Teaching: Art Education – MAT

Application Deadline for Spring 2023 – October 1, 2022

Application Deadline for Fall 2023 – June 1, 2023

The Master of Arts in Teaching: Art Education is for candidates without a certification in teaching. This degree is no less rigorous than the advanced master degree program, but includes courses which provide the necessary background in professional education

Applicants for admission to the MAT – Art Education program must hold a BFA or equivalent bachelor’s degree in the appropriate area. All applicants must also satisfy the Board of Education admission requirements. A GPA of 3.0 or higher in the last 60 semester hours of upper-division undergraduate study and passing scores on GK or GRE.

Application materials must include: two (2) letters of recommendation, a résumé, a statement of personal philosophy/professional goals consistent with the objectives of the master’s program. After submission of application, applicants must schedule a portfolio interview with the program director. The Portfolio should contain fifteen (15) pieces of artwork including at least three (3) drawings.

Degree Program Hours: 54

Schedule Portfolio Interview contact Graduate Director, Prof. David Chang :

FIU Graduate School Admissions – Apply Online

For a complete list of requirements and courses, visit: Graduate Art + Art History Course Catalog 22-23

Degree Requirements

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Department of Art + Art History or the FIU University Graduate School:

Department of Art + Art History
Florida International University
VH 216, Modesto A. Maidique Campus – Miami, Florida 33199
Tel: (305)-348-2897

David Y. Chang
Art Education Director
Department of Art + Art History
Office: 305-348-2897 Email:

Christopher Rodriguez Barake
Sr. Coordinator of Academic Support Services
Department of Art + Art History
Office: 305-348-6648 Email:

University Graduate School 
Modesto A. Maidique Campus, MARC 240
11200 S.W. 8th Street Miami, FL 33199
Phone: (305) 348-2455 | Fax: (305) 348-3433
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