MA in Art - Concentration in Art Education

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Our graduate program in art education is multicultural and comprehensive in its approach to the art disciplines of history, criticism, aesthetics and studio art production. In addition to providing you with competencies in art education commensurate with the guidelines and standards of the Texas Education Agency, the Texas Art Education Association and the National Art Education Association, our master’s program will foster a broad knowledge of art history, art criticism, aesthetics and studio art production, while teaching you to apply that knowledge in a classroom setting.

Degree details

Admission requirements

Admission to the TWU Graduate School

When you apply to the TWU Graduate School, we will evaluate your academic achievement and preparation, as well as your standardized test scores if required. All students must meet the University requirements as outlined in the Admissions to the TWU Graduate School. In addition, most graduate programs have additional admission requirements that must be completed. These requirements can be found on each graduate program website. After acceptance, you will need to begin your program within one year, unless a deferral has been approved by the program.

Check out the links below for specific admissions information:

*Admission to the M.A. in Art (concentration in Art Education or Art History)

Program Contact

Prof. Gary Washmon

Application Deadlines

Spring - November 15
Fall - February 15

How to Apply

  1. Apply for admission to the TWU Graduate School.
  2. Complete a separate application to the Department of Visual Arts through SlideRoom. This will consist of:
    • Letter of intent
    • Artist/research statement
    • Current vita or resumé
    • 3 letters of recommendation
    • A portfolio of 20 images of original work (with captions)
  3. Complete a phone, video chat, or in-person interview with graduate admissions coordinator.

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