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 accredited institution of higher education documented on an official transcript from degree granting institution.
    Official Transcripts from all university, college, and post-secondary institutions you attended must be mailed to:
    University of South Alabama Transcript Processing Center
    P.O. Box 9218
    Watertown, MA 02471
    (Note: Students who attended and/or graduated from the University of South Alabama are not required to submit a USA transcript.)
  2. Official Transcripts from all university, college, and post-secondary institutions you attended.
  3. GPA Requirement:
    • Regular Admission-requires a minimal grade-point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale based on GPA calculated from degree granting institution.
    • Provisional Admission-requires a minimal grade-point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale based on GPA calculated from degree granting institution; or 2.75 GPA based on the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate coursework; or a Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Test score or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) score at or above the 50th percentile.
  4. Personal statement on applicant's career goals and purpose for graduate study (upload document within application).

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. Bachelor's degree with a minimum grade point average (GPA) overall 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 regionally accredited, 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 course.
    Official Transcripts from all university, college, and post-secondary institutions you attended must be mailed to:
    University of South Alabama Transcript Processing Center
    P.O. Box 9218
    Watertown, MA 02471
    (Note: Students who attended and/or graduated from the University of South Alabama are not required to submit a USA transcript.)
  2. Passing score on all three parts of the Core Academic Skills for Educators tests. https://www.ets.org/praxis/al/al_teacher_ed
  3. Clear Alabama State Department of Education background check.
    Registration: https://www.aps.gemalto.com/al/indexNew.htm opens in a new window
    Verification: https://tcert.alsde.edu/Portal/Public/pages/SearchCerts.aspx
  4. Option 1: Passing score on the appropriate Praxis subject assessment.
    Option2: 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.
  5. Personal statement on applicant's career goals and purpose for graduate study (upload document within application).

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


Program Coordinator:       

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