Welcome to Art Education/Art Therapy Program Area
Art Education was established in 1927 under the directorship of Dr. Jane Betsy Welling, a charismatic professor, who believed in the value of art in everyday life, in the discovery and learning of all people, and service to the community. Today, our programs strive to provide coursework that is grounded in current research, and taught by instructors with a passion for their work.
Undergraduate and graduate degrees are offered in two different program areas: Visual Arts Education (VAE), and Art Therapy. In VAE, students may earn a bachelor’s degree (BS) and initial certification in visual arts education, a master’s degree in Art Education (M.Ed.) for individuals who are already certified art teachers. For students holding fine arts degrees who desire a master’s degree and initial certification, a master of arts in teaching degree (MAT) is available, or post-bachelor’s certification. An M.Ed degree is also offered for students interested in becoming art therapists. For students wishing to become art therapists as well as counselors, a Master of Arts (MA) in counseling with concentration in art therapy combines these two professional preparations. A doctoral program is also available for those wishing to further their studies in Curriculum, or Policy areas.
The Cannarsa Sisters Study in Italy Program for Students of Art Education - Description and Application for 2012
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- College of Education 2014 Teacher Certification Meeting Schedule - RSVP Today!
- March 8 2014Education, College ofIf you have a bachelor's degree in a field other than Education and would like to become a certified teacher, we invite you to attend an information meeting to learn more about the Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) and Post-Bachelor Certification Programs at WSU. Attendees must possess or be within one year of completing a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college/university. Please bring legible copies of all transcripts. 2014 Meeting Schedule: Saturday, January 25, 2014 - Room 10 COE 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 5, 2014 – University Center (Macomb Extension Center) 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Thursday, February 20, 2014 - Room 441 (Dean’s Conference Room) COE 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014 – Oakland Extension Center 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014 - Room 10 COE 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - Room 441 (Dean’s Conference Room) COE 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 12, 2014 - Room 10 COE 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - Room 10 COE 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Friday, September 19, 2014 - Room 10 COE 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
- Final Defense for Jeffery Lip
- March 18 2014 at 11:00 AMEducation, College ofDoctor of Philosophy Candidate: Jeffery LipMajor: CounselingAdvisor: Dr. George ParrisCommittee: Dr. Arnold Coven, Dr. Stuart Itzkowitz and Dr. A. Antonio Gonzalez-PrendesDissertation: The Effects of a Career-Planning Course on Community College Students' Career Self-Efficacy and Career Indecisiveness
- Spring Open House
- March 22 2014 at 10:00 AMMain CampusOpen House is an exploratory program for prospective students to learn about the degree programs and student support services that Wayne State has to offer. Hear from our faculty, staff and students about what your future will be like as a Wayne State Warrior.
- FREE MTTC Professional Readiness Exam (PRE) Workshop
- March 22 2014 at 10:00 AMEducation, College ofAre you preparing to apply to Level 2 in the College of Education? Are you nervous about passing the Professional Readiness Exam (PRE)? WSU College of Education is offering FREE workshops to review the essential content, problem-solving skills, and test-taking strategies you need to help you be successful in preparing for your test. The dates (ALL times from 10 am to 3 pm in 30 Education): Saturday, March 1st (Fundamental Math Concepts) Saturday, March 22nd (Intermediate Math Concepts) Saturday, March 29th (Advance Math Concepts) Saturday, April 5th (Review for all Subtests) Space is limited!
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