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The University of Arizona — College of Fine Arts

Program Type:
Coverdell Fellows
Department:
College of Fine Arts
Degrees Awarded:
Art Education (MA)
Admissions Deadlines:
February 1 (Fall)
Program Start:
August, January for some departments.
Program Founded:
April, 2001

Benefits

Up to $20,000 in tuition support, need-based scholarship, Work Study, AmeriCorps opportunities, and paid internships at government and nonprofit organizations in southern Arizona and Mexico border area. Fellows participate in professional development and community service activities.

Description

The graduate program is intended to meet the needs of students who wish advanced professional understanding within the field of Art Education. You may pursue an MA or, if interested in certification to teach in public schools and not currently certified, the MA plus certification.

Three options are available to students seeking the MA Degree: 1. Art and Visual Culture Studies offers the most flexibility to build expertise in an area of interest. You will take core art and visual culture education courses and use electives to build expertise. 2. Community and Museums provides learning and internship opportunities for students interested in professional roles as art and visual culture educators in community or museum venues. 3. Teaching Option provides coursework leading to certification to teach art at k-12 levels in the state of Arizona. The certification is transferable, with minor adaptations, in many other states in the US.

Access the UA PCF and departmental websites and faculty research profiles for program details, research interests, and online application information.

Requirements

Apply online to the academic program, as well as to the Fellows program. Applicants must be admitted by The University of Arizona Graduate College and selected for admission to the Fellows program. Fellows carry out a 450 hour internship each year, and participate in community service projects and professional development opportunities. Renewal of funding depends on academic progress and meeting service obligations.

For inquiries about Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program, call 855.855.1961 x1440.

Program Contacts

If you have questions, please contact:
Georgia Ehlers

Mail
Graduate College
P.O. Box 210066
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066
Telephone
(520) 626-2292
Fax
(520) 621-4101
Email
rpcf@grad.arizona.edu

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