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Open to women, men, and nonbinary students from all backgrounds, Moore’s focused Graduate Studies programs build upon our rich legacy of progressive education. As a Moore grad student, you’ll have the unwavering support of mentors and peers. You’ll hear from esteemed visiting guests and participate in fascinating real-world opportunities. All to prepare you for a career you’ll dominate in.


MA in Art Education with an Emphasis in Special Populations

Develop skills for adapting and implementing strategies that enrich the lives of all learners.

  • Only program of its kind in the United States
  • Hybrid delivery: Six weeks on campus in the summer, then online in fall and spring
  • 15 months (for certified educators) or 27 months (for educators seeking certification)

MFA in Socially Engaged Studio Art

  • 2-year program
  • Degree candidates often go on to teach art, participate in artist-run spaces, or exhibit artwork widely

MA in Socially Engaged Art

  • 1-year program
  • Degree candidates often become museum professionals, work in schools, or initiate their own organizations

100% of Moore MA in Art Education 2018 & 2019 graduates are employed in their field of study or enrolled in a doctoral program

100% of entering MFA candidates receive a $1,000 research award


Inspiring others at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Presenting research at education conferences across the country
Preparing an exhibition at the African American Museum of Philadelphia
Working at the social justice heritage brand, Philadelphia Printworks
Pursuing their PhD in Media Communication

To support graduate candidates financially, we offer Graduate Fellowship and Graduate Assistantship funding. In 2020, that amounted to over $150,000.

IMAGE: KAT LEE MA ‘18Art Education with an Emphasis in Special Populations