Master of Education in P-12 Art Education

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P-12 Art Education M.Ed.

The University of South Alabama, College of Education, offers a Master of Education and Alternative Master of Education in P-12 Art Education.

P-12 Art Traditional M.Ed. Course of Study

P-12 Art Alternative M.Ed. Course of Study

Traditional Master of Education, M.Ed.

This is a graduate degree program for individuals with an undergraduate degree/certificate in art education.
Minimum graduate hours required: 30.

Admission Requirements

  1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.

    Official transcripts* can be sent by mail or electronically. Instructions can be found under “Help” on the application.

    *USA students applying to a USA graduate program in the College of Education and Professional Studies should complete a transcript request form (PDF) found on the University Registrar's Office website.

    In the Name/Organization field for the transcript recipient write, "USA Graduate School". There is no charge associated with this request. This option applies only to USA transcripts for students applying to USA graduate programs.

  2. GPA Requirement: A minimum overall grade-point-average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale based on the GPA used as the basis for granting the degree and posted on the official transcript from a regionally accredited institution at the time the degree was earned OR a 2.5 GPA on the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate course work posted on the official transcript from a regionally accredited institution at the time the degree was earned. 

    GPA Exception: Individuals who have earned a bachelor 's degree from a regionally accredited institution at the time the degree was earned and who do not have a qualifying GPA for admission may seek admission based on a qualifying score of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT). For the GRE, this standard is defined as having a score at the 50th percentile on all of the following subtests: Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. For the Miller Analogies Test, students must have a score at or above the 50th percentile based on the total group percentile rank score. For Alternative Class A programs, applicants must submit a qualifying alternate score on the Alabama-prescribed Praxis subject-area test.

  3. A valid bachelor’s-level Class B Professional Educator Certificate in the same teaching field in which the Class A Professional Educator Certificate is sought.

  4. Personal statement on applicant's career goals and purpose for graduate study (Upload document within application in WebAdmit).
    To apply - click here to get to the Admissions login page.

Alternative Master of Education, M.Ed.

This is a graduate degree program for individuals who hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a non-teacher certification field and want to teach, or for those individuals who already hold a B-level teaching certification and want to add an additional certification at the A-level in a different teaching field.
Minimum graduate hours required: 42.

Admission Requirements

  1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.

    Official transcripts* can be sent by mail or electronically. Instructions can be found under “Help” on the application.

    *USA students applying to a USA graduate program in the College of Education and Professional Studies should complete a transcript request form (PDF) found on the University Registrar's Office website.

    In the Name/Organization field for the transcript recipient write, "USA Graduate School". There is no charge associated with this request. This option applies only to USA transcripts for students applying to USA graduate programs.

 

  1. GPA Requirement: A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum overall GPA of 2.75 or a master’s or higher degree with a GPA of at least 3.0. This GPA must be documented on the official transcript of the degree granting institution and must be the GPA that was used as the basis for granting the degree, not a GPA that includes post-degree courses.

    GPA Exception for unconditional admission to Alternative Class A State Department of Education-approved programs: Individuals who have earned a bachelor 's degree from a regionally accredited institution at the time the degree was earned and do not meet the minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 2.75, but have at least a 2.0 overall undergraduate GPA, may seek provisional admission to an Alternative Class A program if the alternate score on the Alabama prescribed Praxis subject-area test is obtained. The alternate scores can be found on the Alternate Score Requirements document at www.alsde.edu (Department Offices: Educator Assessment: Educator Assessment Policies). The ONLY tests and scores accepted are those listed on the Alternate Score Requirements document. All other requirements for admission must also be met.

 

  1. Clear Alabama State Department of Education background check.
    Registration
    Verification

  1. Option 1: Passing score on the appropriate Praxis subject assessment.

    Option 2: An academic major in the teaching field or, if an academic major is not on the official transcript, 32 semester hours of credit appropriate to the teaching field including at least 19 semester hours of upper-division credit.

 

  1. Personal statement on applicant's career goals and purpose for graduate study (Upload document within application in WebAdmit).

 

To apply - click here to get to the Admissions login page.


Program Coordinator:       

Paige Vitulli, Ph.D.
Ph: (251) 380-2862
pvitulli@southalabama.edu