Texas Tech University's Master of Art Education program supports practicing teachers with contemporary social theories and strategies that strengthen their classroom, studio practice, and research in relation to art and visual culture.
Although there is no application deadline, prospective students are encouraged to submit all application materials at least three months prior to projected initial enrollment.
All required art education courses are taught by the School of Art faculty online at the main campus in Lubbock, or at the TTU Center at Junction.
|ART 5360||Art Seminar: Various Topics (may be repeated)|
|ART 5361||Critical Pedagogy in the Visual Arts|
|ART 5363||Research Methods in the Visual Arts (may be repeated)|
|ART 5364||Feminist Research Methods in Visual Studies|
All related art courses can be taken at the main campus in Lubbock or at the TTU Center at Junction. The weekly requirement in Junction is 20 in-class hours and 25 additional hours of individual work for one credit hour. Below are examples of the types of related art courses offered. For a complete listing of courses offered at TTU Center at Junction, visit http://www.depts.ttu.edu/ART/SOA/nav/junction/coffered.php. For a complete listing of related art courses offered at the Lubbock campus, visit http://www.art.ttu.edu.
Below are examples of study areas offered. The minor of two or three courses can be taken online, at the main campus in Lubbock, at TTU Center at Junction, and/or two of the courses may be transferred from a different university.
In lieu of a comprehensive exam, a minimum of 6 capstone credit hours are required. Final presentation and/or exhibition can be on the Junction campus, the main campus, or via electronic communication with approval of your committee A committee will be formed to oversee any of the options below. The committee will consist of two art education faculty members and one graduate faculty member from the TTU School of Art.
|ART 6000||Thesis (for those planning to pursue a Ph.D. and publication)|
|ART 6001||Professional Report (for those interested in developing a project)|
|ART 6002||Artistic/Studio Exhibition|
Contact the program coordinator by phone.
Take studio art enrichment courses for professional development at TTU Center at Junction during the summers.
The program allows artists and art educators the opportunity to take studio art enrichment courses at Junction each summer to apply toward a Master of Art Education degree or to use for professional development.
Summer courses are held at TTU Center at Junction from early June to late July, when students will complete 20 in-class hours and 25 individual-work hours per one hour of credit.
Several nationally known artists have visited the TTU Center at Junction as guest artists and teachers. See more about our Summer Art Program here.