MASTER OF ART EDUCATION (M.A.Ed.) PROGRAM DESCRIPTION, PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS Back to the Graduate Student Handbook Recent MAEd & PhD Topics in Art Education MAEd plus Certification Worksheet MAEd Worksheet Blank MAEd Program Timeline Worksheets Please make note of the Graduate School's enrollment policies. This link includes information on Minimum Enrollment, Continuous Enrollment, Residence Credit, and Leave of Absence, Time Limit, and Extension of Time requirements. Program Admission Students are admitted as prospective candidates for the Master of Art Education (M.A.Ed.) degree. A Bachelor's degree in Art Education or Art (or its equivalent) is required for admission. Students may apply for one of two M.A.Ed. programs: 1) The Master’s Program in Art Education This program requires the minimum of 33 hours of graduate study and leads to the Level 5 Certificate in the state of Georgia. This program is appropriate for those who already hold a Level 4 Teaching Certificate in Art, or for those who wish to work in museums and community centers that do not require certification. 2) The Master’s Program in Art Education for Initial Level 4/Level 5 Certification This program requires a minimum of 54 hours of graduate study and leads to both initial teaching certification in art (Level 4 Certificate) and a (Level 5 Certificate). This program is appropriate for those who have an undergraduate studio art degree and wish to pursue a teaching certificate in art in addition to earning a Master’s degree. If a student does not have a Bachelor's degree in Art (or its equivalent) additional courses may be required. Complete degree requirements can be found in the M.A.Ed. graduate handbook, located below: M.A.Ed. Handbook This handbook was last reviewed in September 2022 and last revised on December 5, 2022.