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M.A.T. Art

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Stretching Your Artistic Talents

Strengthen your knowledge and competency in studio art in a self-directed program for experienced, certified art teachers. Choose a studio concentration and tailor your studies by combining two or more of these areas including painting, drawing, sculpture and more.

Fast Facts

  • A Masters-level design program that builds upon and serves all programs: VTD, Art & Design, Landscape Architecture, Interior Design and Architecture.
  • Fosters and expands exploratory research within the University and beyond.
  • Strong emphasis on creative design thinking as applied to individualized research.
  • Top faculty mentors engage in a research project defined by your strengths and interests.
Careers
Career
Careers
  • Art School Teacher/Artist
  • Gallery/Museum Educator
  • Independent Artist
  • Art Nonprofit Employee
  • Summer Camp/Retreat Art Program Instructor
  • Artist-in-Residence
  • Summer School Art Program Director
  • Private Business Art Consultant
Salary

$61,000
to
$65,000

Potential salaries are based
upon national averages for
Private Business Art Consultants.
Degrees
Degree
Degree Roadmap Students who graduate with a Master of Art in Teaching will complete 30 required credits toward the degree, at least 6 must be in education and at least 20 in art. Courses Include:

  • Seminar, history, criticism and philosophy
  • Studio
  • Approved graduate education courses
  • Online portfolio development
Degree Prep To prepare for obtaining your Master of Art in Teaching, we recommend you:
  • have an interest in painting, sculpture, graphic design, interface design
  • be flexible and allow our optional, self-directed online program help you achieve your goals 
  • have a portfolio of your personal work showcasing your talent and passion for art
Financial
Financial
Fees

Professional Fee

$513.00
per semester


Applies to full-time students, or those registered for a minimum of 12 credits. Confused? We've got an answer for you.

Technical Fee

$43.00
per semester


This fee partially supports personnel as well as the equipment, tools and supplies that are available for our majors to utilize within their class work.
Scholarships The College of Art and Architecture awards more than $42,000 in scholarships each year. There are many scholarship opportunities to explore
Get Involved
Get Involved
Internships Our strong industry connections create opportunities for internships with regional firms and other organizations. Our students have completed internships at:

  • Museums
  • Galleries
  • Libraries
  • Public schools (teaching practicum required for art education majors)
  • Public agencies
  • Private firms in architecture, landscape architecture, interior design or graphic design
  • Art nonprofits
  • Community centers
Clubs

Get involved with our clubs on campus. More information about our clubs and ways to get in touch are available here.


  • American Institute of Architecture Students
  • American Institute of Graphic Artists
  • American Society of Interior Designers
  • Freedom by Design
  • Integrated Designers, Educators, and Artists
  • National Association of Educators of Art
  • New World Design Build
  • Student Chapter of American Society of Landscape Architecture
  • Student Congress of Art & Architecture
  • Visual Arts Community
  • Tau Sigma Delta - Honor Society