A degree designed for art teachers by art teachers with relevant coursework that translates directly into your art room.
New students are accepted on a rolling basis. Apply today and kick off your degree with courses starting every month.
Most students graduate in 18–24 months, but you can create your own timeline. Complete your degree in one year, or take the full five years. It’s up to you!
Assignments are engaging and relevant—you can take what you learn today back to your students and art room tomorrow!
At half the cost of comparable graduate programs, earn your degree and increase your earning potential without breaking the bank.
Coursework is online with weekly deadlines but no required login times.
Find community with fellow art educators, responsive advisors, top faculty from across the country, and expert research and writing specialists.
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Each course is designed for art teachers by art teachers. With over 20 elective options, your degree can reflect your unique professional goals, art room, and students.
“I thrive on helping art teachers bring rigor, creativity, and empathy in their classrooms to inspire their own students to embrace art and creativity.”
“I enjoy knowing that my impact is helping shape their classroom practice, which in turn helps students all around the world.”
“I build community in my online courses so students feel more connected to each other, the subject matter, and the course experience.”
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Earning a graduate degree is an investment of both time and money. At $15,064 for the entire Master of Arts in Art Education degree, the program is less than half the cost of comparable graduate degrees.* You can earn a degree and may be able to increase your earning potential without breaking the bank.
Over 80% of AOEU students are working toward salary advancement. How much more could you be earning?
The Art of Education University is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) as a recognized accrediting agency and recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).