Advanced Certificate in Art and Design Education

This 24-credit program is open to individuals who already hold an M.F.A. degree, or to those currently enrolled in an M.F.A. program at Pratt. This program is 24 credit hours and may be completed in three semesters.

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The MA in Art and Design Education (Initial Certification) is designed for individuals who seek Initial Certification in the visual arts to be able to work as artist-teachers in public schools and other educational settings, from pre-kindergarten through high school.  In addition to certification, this intellectually challenging pathway supports research on curriculum design, pedagogical practice, and the historical and contemporary state of the field in art and design education. Through the integration of research and practice, the program contributes to professional renewal, leadership and innovation. The program can be completed in three semesters.

This 33-credit degree program  is open to individuals with a minimum of a 3.0 in their bachelor’s degree and 25 credit hours in art, design, and/or the history of art from an accredited higher education institution or the equivalent of the bachelor's degree from an international institution of acceptable standards.

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