Requirements for Art Education Teacher Certification

Prospective students who have already earned a bachelor’s degree may apply following the post-graduate admission requirements below.

Students who have not yet earned a bachelor’s degree should apply following the Undergraduate admission requirements.

CCS alumni who wish to enroll will need to complete the online application, but do not need to submit a transcript or portfolio as their proven experience and ability is already on record.

General Admissions Steps

Complete Our Online Application

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Applicants with a Non-BFA Bachelor’s Degree

Applicants who have earned a bachelor’s degree, but not a BFA and who have experience in a related field must also submit:

  • Letter of recommendation outline teaching practices/experience
  • CV/Resume outlining experience in professional practice in community arts, museum or classroom setting

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester Start

December 1: Early Action Deadline

February 1: Priority Deadline

After February 1: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis

Deposit Deadline:
Enrollment Deposits are due within two weeks of receipt of your acceptance letter, or by May 1st, whichever is later.

Winter Semester Start

November 1: Completed applications due

December 1: Student deposits/commitment fees due

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