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.

Employers Hiring UGA Art Education for the Class of 2016*

Equity Charter System | KIPP STRIVE Academy | Lyndon House Arts Center

Possible Employers Who May Hire UGA Art Education Majors

Art Galleries/Studios | Museums | School Districts

Job Titles of UGA Art Education Majors for the Class of 2016*

Art Teacher | Teacher

Possible Job Titles for UGA Art Education Majors

Appraiser | Archivist | Art Administrator | Art and Design Professor | Art Buyer | Art Consultant | Art Critic | Art Dealer | Art Department Trainee | Art Director | Art Teacher | Art Therapist | Assistant Teacher | Counselor | Creative Director | Designer | Gallery Owner | Interior Designer | Layout Artist | Photographer | Photojournalist | Set Designer | Studio Assistant | Teacher | Web Designer

UGA Art Education Career Outcomes for the Class of 2016*

** Includes Self-Employed

*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 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.

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