The online Master of Arts in Art Education program is geared toward individuals who wish to inspire and educate others through interdisciplinary art education and studio art, and value a personalized training environment. The curriculum blends creative practice and interdisciplinary teaching approaches to prepare students in becoming successful art teachers who cultivate the connections young people can make through art. The program helps educators explore the role of art in education through highly personalized coursework with a wide range of electives to meet career goals and the career planning support needed to help participants become skilled art educators.
Two letters of recommendation from professional or academic references
Artistic portfolio of 10–15 representative artworks
GRE or MAT
Accreditation & Licensing
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Distance education programs at Bluffton University are provided through the school’s Adult and Graduate division. Bluffton utilizes synchronous online sessions which offer students the capability to learn from anywhere, yet communicate in real-time with their peers. Online degrees range from undergraduate completion to master’s programs in business. Added options include a hybrid approach, combining online and on-campus sessions. Regardless of the learning environment, Bluffton strives to provide a community atmosphere through experiential applications that are intended to equip professionals with servant leadership skill sets.
Since 1899, Bluffton University has provided faith-based higher learning opportunities. Though affiliated with the Mennonite Church, a diverse number of denominations are represented through faculty, staff and students.
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