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Art & Art Education
In the Department of Arts & Humanities
At Teachers College Columbia University we approach art and art education and the practices and theories that inform it in an integrated, research-oriented and imaginative way. Positioned within Teachers College, one of the leading schools of education in the world, the Program in Art and Art Education has made a significant contribution to the field both nationally and internationally.
Teachers College has a lively and dynamic theory-practice-research culture. All faculty are educators and artists with significant publication-exhibition profiles, actively involved in research as well as teaching.
Master of Arts
Designed primarily for teachers on sabbatical leave, those returning to teaching after an absence of years, artists working in schools, museum and community educators, and other individuals with art education experience who wish to strengthen their theoretical background and earn graduate credit.
Master of Arts with Initial Teacher Certification
Designed primarily for individuals with undergraduate or graduate degrees in studio art, art history or museum studies who wish to gain Initial Art Teacher’s Certification (PK-12).
Master of Education
Designed for individuals seeking a high level of specialist achievement in art education. The EdM is also designed for practitioners who wish to acquire more advanced research skills as a basis for future doctoral study.
Doctor of Education
The Doctor of Education in Art Education degree emphasizes the acquisition and integration of a broad array of artistic, intellectual and professional competencies as these contribute to educational practice, instruction, administration, research and scholarship in art education.
Doctor of Education in College Teaching of Art
The degree of Doctor of Education in College Teaching of Art, while emphasizing a broad artistic and scholarly base is designed for candidates who hope to teach in a studio area or seek an administrative position at an art school or college.
Advanced Certificate: Creative Technologies Concentration
The Creative Technologies Certificate (CTC) is a new and upcoming curriculum expansion. It explores and strengthens the relationship between Art, Technology, and Education. The state-approved advanced certificate is a 15-credit point offering within the Art and Art Education program.
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Program Director: Mary Hafeli
Teachers College, Columbia University
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Contact Person: Georgette ThompsonPhone: (212) 678-3360