University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Integrated Arts and Education M.A.

Master of Arts - Integrated Arts and Education


Core Courses20
Additional Requirements16
Advanced Studio Course
Approved Electives
Independent Study
Final Project
Total Hours36

Degree Specific Credits: 36

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0


  • The Master of Arts in Integrated Arts and Education is completed over two summer sessions in residence plus independent studies throughout the year and a final project. This schedule allows maximum convenience and flexibility to working educators. 
  • Each residency consists of 2 Summers, 4 weeks each built upon three major experiences: seminars, practicums, and studio apprenticeships. Students fulfill 20 credits in core courses and 16 credits in additional requirements, earning a total of 36 credits for the degree. Independent Coursework is completed throughout the School Year, culminating in 1 Final Creative Project. 

Courses and Additional Requirements

Core Courses
Complete all of the following courses:
CP 582Arts Education Seminar I4
CP 583Arts Education Seminar II4
CP 584Arts Education Seminar III4
CP 585Arts Education Seminar IV4
CP 587Arts Education Practicum (Performance Studies)4
Additional Requirements
Approved Electives: Credits of Arts Apprenticeships Studio Courses6
Complete the following writing courses:
CP 588Creative Pulse Apprenticeship (Awakening the Writer Within)2
CP 588Creative Pulse Apprenticeship (Advanced Writing Lab)2
Complete one of the following final project courses:6
Arts Education Field Project
Professional Paper
Total Hours36

Minimum Required Grade: C