UGA Specific Information for Art Education

The primary purpose of the Art Education program is to prepare art teachers at the elementary, middle and high school levels in order to promote the role of the visual arts in learning; to nurture aesthetic understanding, to foster critical thinking abilities, and to develop visual literacy. may also work toward careers with other agencies and institutions such as community centers and art museums. The BFA degree is a prerequisite for initial teacher certification.

Class of 2017*

** Includes Self-Employed

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Possible Employers Who May Hire UGA Art Education Majors

Barrow County School District | Butts County School District | Claire Parrish Pottery | Clarke County School District | Coweta County School District | DeKalb County School District | Equity Charter System | Freedom To Grow Unschool | Gwinnett County Public School District | KIPP STRIVE Academy | Lyndon House Arts Center | Teach for America | Walker County School District

Possible Job Titles for UGA Art Education Majors

Art Teacher | Ceramic Artist | Long Term Substitute Teacher | Mentor | Student Teacher | Teacher


*Source: Areas above marked with an Asterisk (*) have been created utilizing data taken from the UGA Career Outcomes Survey. The "Employers Hiring ..., Job Titles of ..., Career Outcomes for ..., and Graduate Schools Attended By ..." information listed above represent UGA Class of 2017 Graduates. The lists are not exhaustive and therefore do not represent all potential career options. Click here for more detailed Career Outcomes information regarding this major.