Art and Art History

M.A. in Art: Community Arts Education Track


Teach others to appreciate and create art.

The M.A. in Art: Track in Community Arts Education is offered in cooperation with Adelphi’s Ruth S. Ammon School of Education. The program encourages flexible thinking, awakens the senses, and engages our entire being—head, heart and hands—in the diverse worlds around us.

The special mission of our program in Community Arts Education is to nourish imagination and inspiration, things often overlooked in educational programs.

Why should I enroll in the M.A. in Art with Community Arts education track?

You will receive individualized attention in specialized art education coursework, advisement, and career development. We offer flexible schedules, including blended and online courses, summer intensives and locations in Garden City and Manhattan. You will have the opportunity to exhibit your artwork in an annual art education showcase that features both graduating students and alumni.

What will I study in the program?

Our unique Exploring the Arts elective series offers you interdisciplinary art teaching approaches through storytelling, creative movement, gender, poetry and Waldorf education, and more.

» View the M.A. in Art: Track in Community Arts Education plan of study

For those students seeking teacher certification, the M.A. in Art Education is offered in conjunction with Adelphi’s School of Education.

Who are the faculty?

Our faculty includes skilled artists and arts educators who have earned national and international reputations for their work.

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What will it cost?

The M.A. in Art: Track in Community Arts Education is a 42-credit program.

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How do I apply to the M.A. in Art: Community art education track?

Submission of portfolio along with application materials.

» Apply now to the M.A. in Art with Community Arts Education Track

(On the application choose College of Arts and Sciences under the school selection.)



For further information, please contact:

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