The M.S. program in arts education: preparation prepares graduates to be innovative artists, effective and engaging educators, and advocates of the arts in the schools and communities they serve.

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The dual program from both the School of Education’s Department of Teaching and Leadership and the College of Visual and Performing Arts provide professional skills and curriculum strategies that is arts-based and principle-centered, promoting community engaged scholarship and problem solving across disciplines. This program meets the academic requirements for both initial and professional New York State teacher certification in Visual Arts (all grades). Visit the School of Education website for more information about the arts education: preparation program.

Please note that we are not currently accepting applications to the arts education: professional graduate program.


Refer to the School of Education’s section of Syracuse University’s graduate course catalog for more information about the M.S. in arts education programs.