Post-Degree Admissions

Requirements for Art Education Teacher Certification

Prospective students who have already earned a bachelor's degree may apply following the post-graduate admission requirements below.

Students who have not yet earned a bachelor's degree should apply following the Undergraduate admission requirements

CCS alumni who wish to enroll will need to complete the online application, but do not need to submit a transcript or portfolio as their proven experience and ability is already on record.

Complete the Online Application

Before you can become a student at CCS, we need to know more about you. This is your first step - complete it now and then follow up with the other pieces as soon as you can.

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College Transcript

Request official college transcripts digitally through Parchment. Transcripts can also be sent via . Applicants must have a minimum 2.7 college cumulative grade point average. 

CCS graduates do not need to submit a transcript as their proven experience and ability is already on record.

Request your Transcript

Show Us Your Work

Upload eight to ten pieces of your work to Slideroom
Note: you will be charged a $10 upload fee.

CCS alumni and graduates of other AICAD schools do not need to submit a portfolio as their proven experience and ability is already on record.

Upload your portfolio

Applicants with a Non-BFA Bachelor's Degree 

Applicants who have earned a bachelor's degree, but not a BFA and who have experience in a related field must also submit:

  • Letter of recommendation outline teaching practices/experience
  • CV/Resume outlining experience in professional practice in community arts, museum or classroom setting

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester Start

December 1: Early Action Deadline
February 1: Priority Deadline
After February 1: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis

Deposit Deadline
Enrollment Deposits are due within two weeks of receipt of your acceptance letter, or by May 1st, whichever is later. 

Winter Semester Start

November 1: Completed applications due

December 1: student deposits/commitment fees due