Professional & Continuing Education
UArts is currently reimagining its Continuing Education program. Professional development for educators remains available, and the Art Alliance Writers' Workshop will be active again in fall 2021.
Professional Institute for Educators
The Professional Institute for Educators offers creative educational programming to serve the professional development and PA Act 48 needs of K-12 teachers. Courses offered in Arts, Inclusion, Literacy, Educational Technology, and Library of Congress: Teaching with Primary Sources.
Summer Music Studies
The Summer Music Studies program serves the needs of music teachers, offering graduate-level courses in Drums, Band, Jazz, Strings, Music Technology, Musical Theater, Orff Schulwerk Certification & Supplemental Coursework, Songwriting & Guitar, and Vocal/Choral for professional development and PA Act 48.
Graduate Programs for Educators
Master of Education & Graduate Certificates
The online MEd in Educational Program Design and online MEd in Educational Technology are graduate degrees for K-12 educators who want to design innovative curricular practices or enhance technology in the classroom. Graduate certificates are 15-credit credentials for K-12 educators offered in the areas of Arts and Educational Technology.
Master of Music in Music Education
The MM in Music Education is designed for music teachers and others interested in studying music education at the graduate level. The degree can be completed in as few as 3-4 summers.
Looking for creative classes for teens?
Pre-College provides enrichment opportunities for students in grades 9–12 in visual arts, performing arts, creative writing and screenwriting through programs that embolden young artists to think creatively and work collaboratively.