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NYU Steinhardt’s programs in Art Education offer a unique opportunity to consider the arts and education through the lenses of contemporary artistic practice, social activism, and critical pedagogy. Located in downtown New York City, the program takes advantage of the incredible cultural resources of the East Village, Chelsea, and greater metropolitan area.

A Master’s program in Art, Education, and Community Practice is offered, as well as three teacher certification programs:

  • 33-credit Initial Certification MA program – For aspiring teachers, this track leads to eligibility for New York state initial certification as a teacher of Visual Art, all grades (K-12). The program begins in the Summer semester and can be completed in as little as 12 months as a full-time student or in two years as a part-time student.
  • 30-credit Professional Certification MA program – For teachers who already have their initial certification, this track provides the credit hours and coursework necessary for the New York State Professional Certificate as a teacher of Visual Art, all grades (K-12). The program can be started in the Summer or Fall semester, and can be completed in as little as 12 months as a full-time student. Part-time study is also available.
  • 44-credit Dual Certification MA program in Teaching Art and Social Studies – For aspiring teachers, this track leads to initial certification as a teacher of Visual Art, all grades (K-12) and Social Studies (grades 7-12). Students are involved in integrated learning opportunities that re-imagine both art and social studies education. The program begins in the Summer semester and can be completed in as little as 12 months as a full-time student. The program can also be completed as a part-time student in two years.

Application Deadline: February 1, 2015. Scholarships available.

Learn more at steinhardt.nyu.edu.

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