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Work with schools, after school programs, community agencies, prisons and social service agencies. Integrate your art form, perspectives, and skills into a wide range of settings.

Be a Teaching Artist

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The Teaching Artist Certificate is a 16-credit program equipping artists with a comprehensive foundation to plan, design and implement a vast area of arts experiences for all ages. Distinctly separate from teaching licensure programs, the Teaching Artist Certificate prepares performing artists with the job-readiness tools to create auditorium performances, school residencies and cultural arts programs for school and community-based organizations.

Program Summary

100 Percent Online

The same quality learning experience as the classroom.

Credits Hours

With just 16 Credit Hours, you'll be done in no time.


You will be a Teaching Artist, how awesome is that?


In State: $2,308.64
Out of State: $9,177.28

Why Teaching Artists?

“Not because we expect our students to major in music; Not because we expect them to paint or dance all their lives; Not only so they can relax; Not only so they can have fun; But so they will be more human; So they will recognize beauty; So they will be sensitive; So they will be closer to an infinite beyond this world; So they will have something to cling to; So they will have more love, more compassion, more gentleness, more good — in short, more Life. Of what value will it be to make a prosperous living unless you know how to live? “ William “Butch” Standerfer

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