Summer INSTEP MA (34 Points)
Summer 2013 dates: July 9th to August 9th
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Come and join a vibrant community of faculty and students who address critical issues of our time. We are artists, teachers, researchers, museum educators-'thinkers and doers, makers and movers, just like you.
Students participate in courses that investigate:
- Diversities of cultural practices and traditions
- The origins of artistic learning
- Critical theories and philosophical processes
- Communities of teaching and schooling
- Material thinking and image technologies
- Studio based research
This 34-point Master of Arts degree is specially designed for individuals seeking in-service opportunities, or who need the Master's degree to complete state Professional Certification. The Program offers courses combining work in pedagogy and instruction, research, studio, and contemporary studies in art education and is designed to allow some flexibility in course selection so that candidates may build upon prior academic work and teaching experiences.
All applicants are required to submit a portfolio (slides, CD, video, or original work), examples of scholarly writing (papers, thesis, articles or other publications), and the Art and Art Education Application Supplement (please call 212 678 3360 to request the Supplement). Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree in studio art, art education, art history, museum education, or present other evidence of competence.
Acquire creative and critical insights and professional expertise and become a twenty first century leader in art and education.
Overview of Required Courses:
A&HA 4080 Artistic Development (2 points)
A&HA 4087 Processes & Structures (2 points)
A&HA 4085 Historical Foundations (2 points)
A&HA 4003 Encountering Art & History (2 points)
A&HA 6003 Critical Perspectives (2 points)
A&HA 4081 Curriculum Design in Art Education (2 points)
Studios I & II (2 points each)
A&HA 5922 Master's Seminar (2 points)
A&HA 5005 Visual Arts Research (2 points)
A&HA 5902 Master's Thesis Advisement (2 points)
Out of Program Courses I, II, & III (2 points each)
Some coursework may be completed during the fall semesters either online or as an independent study. During the spring semesters, students are required to attend a weekend course for additional points.
How to ApplyTo apply for admission, please visit TC Admissions. We accept applications on a rolling, space-available basis. While there is no formal deadline for INSTEP, we highly recommend submitting your application before June 1st in order to be reviewed in time for classes.
Financial AidOur goal is to help remove financial barriers to assist students in meeting the cost of attendance at the institution. Tuition scholarships are available on the basis of academic merit and financial need. Scholarships are awarded on a funds-available basis.
If you are interested in applying for Federal Student Aid, you will need to file for FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Be sure to include the Teachers College school coded G03979. After we receive your FAFSA information from the Department of Education, within 14 days you will receive a financial aid award letter. We strongly recommend completing as early as possibly if you are planning to attend Teachers College this summer.
The Financial Aid Office provides counseling and assistance in completing the financial aid application, evaluation and determination of need. For more information on the financial aid process please visit The Office of Financial Aid.
For current enrollment costs, see the Office of Admissions.
HousingIf you are interested in applying for housing, we recommend contacting the Office of Residential Services for more information.
ContactLisa Jo Sagolla INSTEP Coordinator