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Master of Arts in Art Education

A degree designed for art teachers by art teachers with relevant coursework that translates directly into your art room.

  • 100% online: no travel required
  • Work at your own pace: graduate in 18–24 months
  • Complete program cost: $15,064 including tuition and fees

A Program Optimized for Working Art Teachers

  • Start Anytime

    New students are accepted on a rolling basis. Apply today and kick off your degree with courses starting every month.

  • Flexible Degree Timeline

    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!

  • Relevant Coursework

    Assignments are engaging and relevant—you can take what you learn today back to your students and art room tomorrow!

  • A Degree That Pays for Itself

    At half the cost of comparable graduate programs, earn your degree and increase your earning potential without breaking the bank.

  • Work Anytime, Anywhere

    Coursework is online with weekly deadlines but no required login times.

  • Support Beyond the Course

    Find community with fellow art educators, responsive advisors, top faculty from across the country, and expert research and writing specialists.

Explore the Program

Selecting a master’s degree program is a big decision. Find support at every stage of the journey with these resources created to help you make the best decision to achieve your goals.

Curate Your Master’s Degree

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.

Faculty With Real-World Art Teaching Experience

Learn More and Earn More

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?

*Education Data Initiative 2021


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Navigate Your State’s Requirements to Achieve Your Goals

Art teachers across the United States and around the world are enrolled at The Art of Education University. Navigate the United States’ requirements and find a clear path to reach your career goals.

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Accreditation You Can Trust

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).