Master of Arts in Teaching
The MAT in Art Education, K-12 Certification concentration is a 36-credit program. Students in this concentration are required 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.
Certification-only Option: Students would complete 27 credits as listed below, excluding the Master’s Core Component.
5th Year Option: PSU undergraduate students interested in pursuing this graduate program should contact the program coordinator for more information.
Use the Course Planning Matrix to see when Art Education courses will be offered.
Master’s Core Component – 9 Credits
|ED 5000 Social Behavior in a Diverse Society||3|
|ED 5005 Social Psychology and Mythology Across Cultures||3|
|ED 5010 Philosophy, Ethics, and Education||3|
|ED 5030 Research Design||3|
|ED 5180 Collaborative Action Research||3|
Learning Theory Component – 9 Credits
|ED 5270 Foundations of Teaching||3|
|SE 5400 Classroom Interventions and Special Education Strategies||3|
Content Area Component – 9 Credits
(Choose 9 credits from the following)
|AE 5560 Special Topics in Art Education||1-3|
|AR 5300 The Arts in Society||3|
|AR 5560 Special Topics: Studio Art||1-3|
|AR 5910 Independent Study: Studio||1-3|
|IN 5400 Imagination, Creativity, and Innovation||3|
|IN 5560 Special Topics in Integrated Arts||1-4|
|IN 5970 Integrating the Arts||3|
|AE 5050 Elementary Methods and Materials in Art Education||3|
|AE 5060 Pedagogy and Planning in Secondary Level Art Education||3|
|AE 5700 Curriculum Development and Assessment in the Arts||3|