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Art Education Certification Program

The Art Education Teaching Certification is a non-degree program designed for individuals who want to teach art and hold an undergraduate art degree or graduate art degree with sufficient coursework. The program leads to Georgia teaching certification at the T-4 level.

This teacher certification program, in the field of art for all grades (P-12), is offered at the Armstrong Campus through the College of Arts and Humanities in partnership with the College of Education.


All admissions questions about the letter of intent, initial disposition assessments, GACE testing and exemptions, and the background check or employment verification form should be directed to the Office of Graduate Admissions.

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Required Courses

The program of study consists of seven (7) required courses totaling 21 semester hours. Coursework consists of professional education classes, art education courses, and an internship.

Individuals can start this program in any semester.

A full-time, semester-long field-based graduate internship (student teaching) is under the tutelage of a University supervisor. This internship cannot begin until all other required courses have been completed.

EDUC face-to-face courses are offered at night. ARTS courses are offered in the daytime only. Not all courses are offered every semester. For example, the internship is offered only during the fall and spring semesters and during the day when schools are in session.

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Last updated: 3/30/2022