MS Art Education2023-08-10T18:14:25+00:00


Master of Science In Art Education – MS

Applicants for admission to the Master of Science in Art Education program must hold or qualify for the Florida teacher certification in art at K-12 institutions. 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.

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.

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Degree Information

Degree Program Hours: 36

FIU Graduate School Admissions – Apply Online

For a complete list of requirements and courses, visit: Graduate Art + Art History Course Catalog 2023-24

*For a complete list of Graduate Faculty in the Department of Art and Art History, please go to Gradschool Graduate Faculty


Application Deadline for Fall 2023 – June 1, 2023
Application Deadline for Spring 2024- October 1,2023
Degree Requirements

The MS requires 36 semester hours of course work at the graduate level to be distributed as follows:

Select 6 credits from the following 6
Foundations of Educational Research (EDF5481) 3
Curriculum Design for Childhood Education (EDE6205) 3
Secondary School Teaching Field (ESE6215) 3
Psychological Foundations of Education (EDF 6211) 3
Graduate Study Abroad in Art/Art Education 3-6
Art / Art Education 30
ARE 6140 Curriculum and Instruction in Art 3
ARE 6262 Organization and Coordination of School and Community Art Programs or
ART 5853 Visual Arts Marketing
ARE 6746 Seminar in Art Education: Contemporary Issues and Research 3
Art History Elective 3
Graduate Studio Art  18

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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