The Art and Design Master of Arts degree is designed for current art educators who wish to build upon their credentials while developing as artists, teachers and leaders in the field of art education. The program combines work in methodology, curriculum development, aesthetics, studio processes and current issues in the field. Art educators can reconnect with their studio practices and develop new teaching strategies and skills.
You'll learn from expert faculty and practical field application. Synthesize your own personal talents and interests into this in-depth and individualized master's degree. The program takes 2 years to complete and begins each Fall term.
This program is delivered online during the fall and spring semesters to fit around your schedule and includes a 4 week summer on-campus (Greeley, CO) residencies—allowing you to get back in the studio. In these summer workshops you can actively practice your own art, extend your artistic skillset and learn techniques you can share in your own classrooms.
Graduates of the Art & Design Master of Arts degree are often already involved in art education and many of them return to teaching art in the schools. Other successful graduates are working throughout the nation and abroad as school arts administrators; museum educators; art curators; and directors of community art centers, state arts agencies and non-profit arts organizations. Others are now in the entertainment, publishing and emerging technologies fields.