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Moore’s 4 Year BFA in Art Ed + Moore’s 1 year (15 months) MA in Art Education with an Emphasis in Special Populations program (“4+1”) has become an official pathway at Moore! This program is open to all Moore students currently enrolled in the BFA in Art Education at Moore. Moore seniors must apply and be accepted into the 4+1 program.

Each accepted 4+1 student will be granted a $10,000 graduate fellowship!

Students who declare their intent to apply to the 4+1 program will gain special access to graduate Art Ed events as an undergraduate student.


Our one of a kind MA in Art Education with an Emphasis in Special Populations makes you stand out when applying for jobs.

Requirements for 4+1 applicants:

  • Contact for the 4+1 application form
  • ​Names of two Moore faculty to serve as references
  • Personal Statement
  • Interview with the Graduate Director
  • Applicants may be asked to submit a portfolio or online gallery link
  • Applicants may be asked to submit a writing sample
  • Seniors must graduate with a BFA in Art Education from Moore with a 3.0 or better

Applicants MUST apply by January 20th in their senior year to be guaranteed a $10,000 Fellowship if accepted into the 4+1 program. All 4+1 applications received after January 20th will be considered on a rolling basis. Accepted 4+1 applicants will be considered for any remaining fellowships, however, late 4+1 applicants will not be guaranteed graduate fellowship.


Applications received before January 20 will be reviewed by the Graduate Admissions Committee in February. Official notification* will be sent in March.

*Accepted Moore Seniors who have submitted a FAFSA before February 1 will also receive financial aid information with their official acceptance letter, which will also include the Moore 4+1 $10,000 Graduate Fellowship.

​Applications received after January 20th for the following summer start term will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Need more info? Visit the website or contact Graduate Studies: or stop by the Admissions Office on the ground floor of Sarah Peter.