Department of Art

Master of Education in Secondary Education – Art

The Master of Education in Secondary Education (MED-SEC) is awarded in the following concentrations: Art, English, History, and Social Science.

Admission Requirements

  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with an undergraduate major suited to the discipline in 2018-2019 GR catalog 48 which the applicant wishes to study. The BFA and the BA in Art Education are considered appropriate degrees for applicants wishing to pursue the Art concentration.
  2. Passing score on an appropriate Praxis II examination in the content area, as determined by the Mississippi Department of Education or the equivalent.
  3. All admission requirements must be met within the first (9) hours of graduate course work.

Concentration Specific Admission Requirements

  1. A grade point average of 3.0 or higher on all undergraduate coursework and course relevant to the discipline.
  2. Submission of a visual arts portfolio.


Core Education Courses
EPY 601, ELR 605, CUR 608
Required Courses
CUR 682, ART 660, ART 664
Electives in Art
To be determined after review of portfolio and transcript and one Art History
Extended Study Abroad Program

Degree Requirements

A candidate for the Master of Education degree is required to meet the following:

  1. Fulfill the general requirements for a graduate degree at Delta State University.
  2. Complete graduate work consisting of core courses, major field hours and elective hours as specified.
  3. Earn a grade point average of at least 3.0 in the major field and overall.
  4. Earn a B average in the prescribed core courses. (See also individual program requirements.)
  5. Pass an oral and/or written examination in the candidate’s major field administered by a committee appointed by the division chair. Thesis option: With the consent of the advisor, a candidate may elect to write a thesis for the 6 semester credit hours in the major field. (See individual program requirements)

All candidates for the M.Ed. degree in the College of Arts and Sciences are required to complete the Teacher Work Sample and the Teacher Intern Assessment Instrument.


Phyllis Hill, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor of Art

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Michael Stanley

Michael Stanley

Chair & Assistant Professor of Art


DSU Box D2 Wright 106
Cleveland, MS