Lander University has announced that its Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) in Visible Art K-12 has received approval from the South Carolina Section of Education, and could get started accepting pupils this drop.

The MAT system targets fantastic art pupils who aspire to be achieved artists as very well as artist educators, and explores the connection concerning the instructing course of action and the artistic process. In addition, the plan fosters improvement of abilities and sensitivities necessary by art and layout gurus and is a pathway to preliminary K-12 certification.

Upon completion of the application, college students will generate K-12 trainer certification for artwork in South Carolina. According to the South Carolina Division of Schooling, there is a climbing need for artwork lecturers in South Carolina, as artwork is a “critical needs” area.

Learners in the application will create both equally as artists and academics, by using graduate-degree courses in art schooling, art background and art studio. Pupils will also have opportunities to showcase their perform in exhibitions, which includes a final MAT exhibition at the summary of the software.

“The artwork faculty at Lander University are really energized to incorporate the MAT software as an alternative for our BFA studio graduates, as well as for studio graduates from other universities throughout the point out,” explained Sandy Singletary, associate professor and chair of the Office of Art at Lander. “This software offers learners the possibility to get the maximum quantity of studio courses at the undergraduate degree in advance of pursuing instructor certification at the graduate stage.”

In addition to approval from the Division of Schooling, Lander’s MAT plan has also been authorized by the South Carolina Fee on Increased Instruction and the Southern Association of Faculties and Educational institutions Fee on Colleges. For  information on the MAT in Visible Art K-12, or any of Lander’s graduate packages, go to lander.edu/graduatestudies.