Columbia College Chicago

Visual Art Education (K-12) MAT


600 South Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60605

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Visual Art Education (K-12) MAT

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Columbia College Chicago offers a Master of Arts in Teaching degree in Art Education (K-12) in which aspiring educators are prepared to become licensed classroom teachers. Students participate in field experience and complete student teaching hours in the greater Chicago area, which prepares candidates to successfully teach in diverse settings. Classes are offered in the early evening to meet the scheduling needs of working professionals, and the program is designed to be completed in two years. Candidates of the Education – Visual Arts (K-12), MAT program will: • Apply previous knowledge and experience in one or more visual arts areas to the study of education • Gain knowledge and hands-on experience working with children and young people • Work towards licensure as a K-12 visual arts teacher


Accredited at graduate and undergrad levels by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Also accredited as teacher training institution by Illinois State Board of Education

International Student Requirements:

International students are required to submit an official TOEFL score of 100 or greater on the internet based test. For more information about requirements for international students at the graduate level, please our website.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 41

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $953.00 USD

In State Tuition (per year): $39,073 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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