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Art Education


Administrative Unit:Art
College/School: School of Education
Admitting Plans:M.A.
Degrees Offered:M.A.
Minors and Certificates:Ph.D. Minor

Faculty: Professors Loeser (chair), Buisch, Clark, Damer, Escalante, Feren, Georgiades, Gralnick, Hitchcock, Marschalek, Myers, Nelson, Scheer, Solien; Associate Professors Connors, Cridler, Hilyard, Marche, Miller, Mladenoff, Rosenberg, Sacaridiz, Simpson; Assistant Professors Bakkom, Fitzsimons, Hixson, Jones, McClure, Mitchell, Simpson, Smith, Stonehouse

Graduate studies in art education are directed toward the continuing advancement of professionals, including elementary and secondary art teachers, university instructors and individuals from a variety of fields who seek to apply the theory and practice of art education in museums, businesses, learning centers, and alternative educational settings. The M.A. program is directed toward teachers who will return to K–12 education with advanced educational understandings and studio skills. The Ph.D. program prepares individuals for professional activities of research, publication, and teaching at the university level.

The program is characterized by intensive study in art and research in design education, information design, visual learning, curriculum, and cultural and historical contexts. Courses are geared toward the individual, with flexibility in meeting the student's needs, interests, professional development plans, and career options.

For more information: Graduate Admissions, Department of Art, 6241 Humanities Building, 455 North Park Street, Madison, WI 53706; 608-262-1660; grad-artinfo@education.wisc.edu; www.art.wisc.edu