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Master of Arts in Art Education

Program Details

The University of Florida’s Master of Arts in Art Education allows educators to meet the diverse needs of students, schools, and the global art community. Through the program, educators have the opportunity to learn to thrive and adapt in the modern classroom, which is constantly changing in today’s educational landscape.


  • Undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited school in art education, studio art, design or art history
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA for the last 60 undergraduate credit hours
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended
  • Professional portfolio submission (minimum of 10 digital images of personal works of art)
  • Research paper, article, curriculum plan or other sample of academic writing
  • Three letters of recommendation from a current supervisor, former supervisor and/or professor
  • Statement of professional goals for attending graduate school and earning an MA degree in art education
  • Resume
  • Immunization History Form

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


UF is partially authorized for residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, and Washington. States pending authorization include: Kansas, Michigan, New York, and Oregon.

Distance education programs in allied health professions, counseling, education, nursing, social work, and veterinary medicine may require additional approval from state licensing agencies or boards. Out-of-state students who are considering applying to a professional program should contact the licensing agency or board in their state prior to enrollment.