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Art Education

Develop your creative talents by working with professional artists and master the art of teaching.

As an art education student, you will have the advantage of mentoring relationships with your professors and extensive hands-on learning opportunities in the studio and in local schools.

Top Reasons to choose Art Education at florida southern college

100% Placement

Florida Southern’s Art Education degree, K-12, has a 100% placement rate of graduates. As a graduate, you’ll be certified to teach in Florida schools.

Individualized Attention

Art education's small classes encourage strong, one-on-one relationships between art education and students and faculty members.

Engaged Learning

FSC focuses on engaged learning, whether it’s collaborating with an art education professor, working with other students on a class project, or gaining hands-on experience in a public school classroom through field-study classes.

Teach Art Fundamentals

In EDU 2200 Field Study Level I, you'll participate in instructional activities, classroom planning and management exercises that will help you develop your ability to teach art classes in painting, figure drawing, ceramics and more.

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Learn more about Art Education at the Virtual Day on Campus

Hear from college leadership, faculty, and staff as you learn more about life and learning at Florida Southern College. Academic showcases spanning the breadth of the college's academic offerings will provide you with opportunities to learn more about the Art Education program.

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4+1 Master of Education

Graduate in five years with two degrees. Save time earning our prestigious MEd.

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Clubs and More

The art department sponsors a chapter of Kappa Pi, the international honorary art society.

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Program Information

Admission Requirements


All domestic freshman applicants to Florida Southern College’s full-time degree programs must submit the following information:

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Art Education Program Contacts

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Office of Admissions

Admissions Counselors

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Kelly Sturhahn

Associate Professor of Art Foundations Program Director

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Brooke Veal

Director of Field Studies Evening Education Programs

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