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Art Education

Purdue University Fort Wayne

48 months
21720 USD/year
20960 USD/year
8730 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Art Education program at Purdue University Fort Wayne promotes and cultivates the role of artist/teacher as the ideal educator of the arts in schools today. 


With a strong background in studio arts, student teachers use their experience as artists to develop a philosophy that aims to create authentic art making conditions in their future positions as art educators. 

Key Features 

  • Art educators learn to advocate for the arts and are given learning opportunities both in school and museum contexts as they grow to share learning and understanding of visual arts education.
  •  The Bachelor of Art in Art Education degree from Purdue University Fort Wayne prepares the student to teach elementary, middle school/junior high or high school art. 

Programme Structure

  • This program is designed to give the student a strong foundation in the arts while understanding the role of the artist/educator. 
  • If a student already holds an art degree, it is possible to obtain certification to teach through the addition of the appropriate education courses providing you meet general university requirements. 
  • The Bachelor of Art in Art Education degree is divided into three parts; 39 credit hours of General Education, 54 credit hours of art history and art studio work, and 38 credit hours of Professional Education classes. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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General requirements

  • Completed application and $30 application fee
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Proof of English proficiency (for students whose native language is not English; see below for proficiency options)
  • TOEFL: 79
  • IELTS: 6.5
  • SAT Reading Test: 25
  • ACT: 20
  • A Level First Language English: C (or above)
  • International Baccalaureate SL or HL English: 5 (or higher)
  • PTE Academic: 58
  • ELS: Level 112
  • Students attending US high schools: English-proficiency testing may be waived if the last two years of high school English have been completed with grades of at least C (ESL will not qualify)
  • College-level English from an accredited US institution with a grade of C or better

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    21720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10860 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    20960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10480 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8730 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4365 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Fort Wayne

830 - 1270 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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