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Art Education

Art Education student at Family Day

The art education department prepares students to be skillful, imaginative, and socially engaged teachers and artists.

The department nurtures students to develop contemporary and historical understandings of the theories and practices of learning, art, and teaching.

As the only free-standing public college of art and design in the country, MassArt advocates for access to and equity in art and art education.

Degree Programs

Art Education BFA

Art Education students choose to develop a studio concentration or a breadth of studio practices. All Art Education students are trained for culturally relevant teaching and learning in school, community, and gallery settings.

Master of Arts in Teaching

This program provides artists with substantive, graduate-level education in teaching. Students learn the art of teaching in an exciting, thriving art and education community that keeps studio practices at the core of becoming a great teacher.

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