General Program Requirements:
Number of Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: 33, or 48 with Teaching Certification
|Art Education or Education Component|
|ARTE 8001||Contemporary Issues in Art Education||3|
|ARTE 8002||History of Art Education||3|
|ARTE 8003||Art Education Research||3|
|One additional course 1||3|
|Art History Component|
|Select two courses from a range of graduate offerings (courses 5000-5580 or 8000-8570)||6|
|Studio Art Component|
|Select five studio courses 2||15|
|Total Credit Hours||33|
One additional course can be taken in Art Education, Education, or any of the Liberal Arts programs offered by the University, provided it complements a particular research interest and receives prior advisor approval.
Select five courses from Tyler's extensive studio course listing. Since in-depth studies are encouraged, students may take as many as three courses (9 credits) in one studio area. Courses are available in Crafts, Graphic Arts and Design, and Painting/Drawing/Sculpture.
M.Ed. candidates may pursue Teaching Certification concurrently with their graduate studies. An additional 15 credits of coursework is required in Art Education and Educational Psychology coursework:
|ARTE 5003||Special Needs K-12 Students in the Art Room||3|
|ARTE 5888||Student Teaching||3|
|ARTE 9187||Graduate Materials and Methods in Art||3|
|EPSY 5531||Learning Theories and Education||3|
|or EPSY 5523||Introduction to Educational Psychology|
|EPSY 5541||Concepts in Human Development||3|
|Total Credit Hours||15|
The M.Ed. with Teaching Certification program of 48 credits, along with successful completion of the Praxis Fundamental Subjects: Content Knowledge exam and Praxis Art: Content Knowledge exam, provides all of the requirements for Pennsylvania State Certification in Art for Kindergarten through twelfth grade.
Internship: An internship is required if seeking Teaching Certification.
At the end of the final term's residence, the student is required to pass a graduate review of artwork conducted by a committee of Art Education and Studio Art faculty.
The thesis for M.Ed. students is a scholarly master's paper (ARTE 9991) developed through research under the guidance of an advisor. The paper stands in lieu of a comprehensive examination.