Curriculum and Instruction, Master of Education (M.Ed.) - Teacher Leadership Emphasis (non-teacher education certification): Arts Integration Specialization: Program Admissions

The Arts Integration program of study is designed for classroom teachers and arts teachers alike, who are interested in integrating two or more areas of study to enrich learning opportunities for their students, while facilitating development of critical and creative thinking skills. Our program encourages teachers to apply the latest research in creative thinking and active learning to their teaching through experiential engagement in arts forms, practice in designing and implementing lessons/curriculum in clinical settings, and study of arts integration theory. Interested students have the unique opportunity to study drama integration abroad over one summer session. 

For information on graduate admission please visit Graduate Admissions. Select an area of interest from the various offerings in the College of Education to determine the admission requirements and deadlines.  If you are unsure of your area of interest you may request information bysubmitting an Inquiry Form.  


Please refer to the Guide to Applying  for instructions on how to apply for graduate admission. International applicants, please visit the International admissions webpage for additional information.  If you have questions or concerns, we ask you to first review our list of  Frequently Asked Questions

For questions about the application process, or to check on the completion of your application please contact: 

Joy Jones, Coordinator of Graduate Studies email: or phone: (301) 405-3118.


For questions related to the admissions process, prospective students may contact the TLPL Graduate StudiesCoordinator Ms. Joy Jones at (301) 405-3118 or

For academic advising, please contact the Program Coordinator 

Dr. Margaret Walker Phone: 301-405-8206 Email Address:

Financial assistance for graduate study is generally divided into two categories: 

  • Merit-Based Assistance Need-Based Assistance  
    • Fellowships and Scholarships Loans  
    • Graduate Assistantships 

For more details about the various types of financial assistance offered by the campus please visit the Office of Student Financial Aid 

There are also a number of fellowships and scholarships offered through the College of Education, the University, and through external sources which may provide tuition support and/or living allowance. Students must apply for these awards on their own, but the links that follow provide valuable information on searching for fellowships and scholarships. 

For more information concerning fellowships and scholarships, please visit: 

The College of Education's Scholarship webpage 

The University's Scholarships webpage, and  

The Graduate Fellowship Office webpage