We proudly offer a MA in Art Education designed for working educators. Whether you’re local, living in Boston, or across the world, we promise you an online degree from BU will be a valuable asset to your scholarly toolkit, providing you with the skills needed to further your career.

The first step in applying is to contact our team by completing this learn more form, reaching out with questions via e-mail to cfaapply@bu.edu, or starting a BU CFA Graduate Application. Applicants applying to any graduate program in the College of Fine Arts must have earned (or expect to earn) a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent).

We’ll be in touch soon. In the meantime, we invite you to explore below for more information about application requirements.



    BU School of Visual Arts admits six times per year (Spring I, Spring II, Summer I, Summer II, Fall I, Fall II) for MA in Art Education online programs. Each online session lasts 7 weeks, which allows you to complete two courses in a traditional 14-week semester. Most students complete their master’s degree in less than two years.

    Term Application Deadline Classes Start Date
    Fall II 2023 September 6, 2023 October 31, 2023
    Spring I 2024 November 8, 2023 January 16, 2024
    Spring II 2024 January 17, 2024 March 12, 2024
    Summer I 2024 March 13, 2024 May 7, 2024
    Summer II 2024 May 8, 2024 July 2, 2024
    Fall I 2024 July 10, 2024 September 3, 2024
    Fall II 2024 September 4, 2024 October 29, 2024