Master of Education in Arts and Academic Interdisciplinary Education

The arts are more valuable than ever in the modern classroom. That’s why Southeastern has created the Arts and Academic Interdisciplinary Education concentration as part of its Master of Education program. Students will take 36 hours of education courses that combine visual arts, theater, music, and dance elements. You will learn to integrate these disciplines into your everyday teaching so they can be applied to your curriculum. This degree concentration prepares you to creatively present classroom material in a way that is meaningful for students.

Program Outcomes

Some key features of this program are:

  • Practical for a variety of education careers
  • Direct application of skills learned
  • Faith integration into the classroom
  • Enhanced skills in teaching an arts curriculum

Total Credits: 36 hours
Program Length: 16 to 24 months; full-time (9 credit hours per semester), part-time (6 credit hours per semester)
Program Delivery: Online classes; on-campus classes for four courses offered only in the summer semester
Tuition: $375 per credit hour

Admissions Requirements

  • Submit an application to www.seu.edu/apply
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university (official transcripts required)
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 or an official GRE score, or have completed three years of teaching
  • A writing sample
  • Two references (professional and personal)

Courses

Core Courses

All courses are 3 credits unless noted.

EDUC 5013 Human Development
EDUC 5023 Curriculum and Diverse Learners
EDUC 5073 Advanced Methods of Teaching Creative Arts
EDUC 5503 Arts and Academic Integration with Special Populations
EDUC 5433 Research Based Practices of Reading and Writing Instruction
EDUC 5113 Educational Research
EDUC 5193 Measurement and Assessment

Two of the following are offered each summer on campus.

EDUC 5513 Integrating Dance and Academics in the Classroom
EDUC 5543 Music and Interdisciplinary Education
EDUC 5523 Incorporating Theatre Arts Into Daily Curriculum
EDUC 5533 Visual Art and Interdisciplinary Education

Elective (3 hours)

Choose one graduate-level course with an EDUC prefix.