Child laughing with art student

JMU students get to see and practice how to conduct themselves as professionals, and to interact with the public, real art teachers and children in local schools.

Prepare to be a leader
one to one mentoring




  • Dec 5: Computer-Based Praxis Test
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Description of Program

The Master of Arts in Art Education at JMU is a graduate program for certified art educators dedicated to excellence in teaching and directing comprehensive art education programs in schools, museums, art organizations or the private sector. The program includes in-depth analysis of the methods and techniques for teaching studio art, art history, art criticism, aesthetics and visual culture. The program promotes graduates who are:

  • Dedicated art education professionals.
  • Articulate art education advocates.
  • Charismatic leaders who demonstrate art education as a vital component of general education.

Degrees Offered

Master of Arts in Art Education (M.A.)

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