BFA, MAAE, & K-12 Art & Design License Prep
A career path for aspiring artists, teachers, and makers.
As a super artist who can do it all, you can earn your Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Master of Arts in Art Education (MAAE), and K-12 Art & Design License Preparation all in 5-Years.
As someone with over 15 years of experience in the field of creative arts, I can think of no better way to prepare to succeed post-graduation.
Kris Holland Associate Professor & Graduate Program Director
Watch the video below to learn more about what it is like to be a BFA + MAAE + K-12 Art & Design License Prep student:
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3. Start Your BFA Application
The University of Cincinnati, College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning BFA & MAAE Programs feature proven curriculums. You will start your journey as a BFA student in the School of Art. Be sure to apply by the Undergraduate Application Deadline.
4. Begin the BFA Program
You will start your first year in the BFA program as a traditional undergraduate student, learning the foundations of art and design.
5. Apply to PADE License
You will apply for the PADE License the Fall Semester of your 2nd Academic Year.
6. Apply to MAAE
You will apply for the Master of Arts in Art Education the Fall Semester of your 4th Academic Year.
7. Graduate as a Super Artist
You will complete your academic journey with your Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Arts in Art Education, K-12 Art & Design License Prep and a plan for your career the Summer Semester of your 5th Academic Year.
Kristopher J. Holland, PhD
Associate Professor & Master of Arts in Art Education Program Director, School of Art