The MAT in Art Education, K-12 Certification concentration is a 36-credit program that requires students to take the equivalent of our professional art education courses: Foundations of Art Education, Methods and Materials in Art Education, Instructional Planning and Pedagogy in Art Education, and Curriculum and Assessment in Art Education. Individual cases will be reviewed to determine studio and art history preparation relative to certification competencies. Additional coursework may be required and will be determined on an individual basis.
Use the Course Planning Matrix to see when Art Education courses will be offered.
Minimum Total for Art Education, K-12 Certification only– 27 credits
5th Year Option
PSU undergraduate students interested in pursuing this graduate program should contact Dr. Jason Swift, the graduate program coordinator, for more information.
Admissions requirements for MAT in Art Education options require the following materials to be submitted through our online application
3.0 or better in undergraduate coursework
Official transcripts from any/all college level work
Three professional recommendations
Statement of interest
NH Residency Verification form (NH residents only)
$75 application fee
*Art Education applicants must upload a studio portfolio consisting of 20 representative works. This portfolio can be a Zip archive, PowerPoint presentation, or other single file. This will be reviewed by the Art Education program coordinator. For more information, see the portfolio guidelines.