Art Education provides students with a strong foundation in art studio and art history, along with theory and practice of art education. The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Art Education provides in-service training, professional development, and consultation services to the schools of Fayette County and the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Candidates admitted to the graduate program in Art Education are expected to have completed course work equivalent to an undergraduate major in Art Education (in no case less than 18 hours in Art Education and Education, 12 hours in Art History, and 18 hours in Art Studio). Prospective candidates who do not meet these requirements should seek the counsel of the Program Faculty Committee to make up deficits prior to acceptance into the program. In addition, candidates must submit for review by the Program Faculty Committee, a portfolio of recent artworks and professional writing and other evidence of professional attainment (or a 300-500 word statement of interest in advance studies in Art Education).
|CV Upload Required||Yes|
|Personal Statement Upload Required||Yes|
|Personal Statement Instructions||Professional writing and other evidence of professional attainment (or a 300-500 word statement of interest in advanced studies in Art Education).|
|Portfolio Upload Required||Yes|
|Portfolio Instructions||The application for a Masters in Art Education requires that the applicant upload an electronic portfolio of 10 recent artworks send as a PDF with an image key with title, data, size, and medium for each submitted work as part of that document. (Maximum resolution 8" x 10" x 72 dpi - NO PowerPoint presentations). Time-based materials on DVD (QuickTime or DVD with menus - 10 minutes max) should be sent to the Graduate Advisor (207 Fine Arts, School of Art & Visual Studies, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0022) by the admission deadline. Web address with the same materials, as a back up if the CD/DVD fails, will be considered.|
|Assistantship App Available*||No|
|Assistantship App URL*||No special application form. Your portfolio serves as your application.|
|GRE or GMAT||GRE|
|GRE Subject Test||N/A|
|Spring App Deadline||November 1|
|Summer App Deadline||Applications not accepted|
|Fall App Deadline||January 1|
|Number of Recommendations||2 Letters of Recommendation|
*Optional - you may upload a blank document, if you do not intend to apply for assistance.
Program requirements may change at any time. Contact the DGS of your intended program to confirm requirements.
201C Gillis Building
Doreen Lamantia Maloney
Director of Graduate Studies
College of Fine Arts
Art & Visual Studies Building
236 Bolivar Street
Lexington, KY 40506-0090
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