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. http://www.onetonline.org/ Students 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 2022 Career Outcomes for Art Education *

** Includes Self-Employed


Campus Resources


Additional UGA Career Center Recommendations/Considerations

Career Consultant Weekly Satellite Hours: Tuesdays, 2:30-4:30pm, Aderhold Hall 614

Daily Career Center Drop-In Hours: (staffed by Career Center graduate assistants and student interns)

  • In-Person: Mondays – Thursdays, 11 am – 2 pm in Clark Howell Hall (2nd Floor)
  • Virtual: Fridays, 11 am – 2 pm, career.uga.edu/appointments

Individual Career Consulting Appointments: Schedule online through Handshake or by calling 706-542-3375

Supplemental Career Research Dashboard

Additional Career Research Resources

  • My Next Move (Search careers with keywords)
  • O*NET (Click on Find Occupations) 
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook (Type in general term for career of interest)
  • Firsthand (Company rankings/profiles, industry career guides, and advice articles)
  • Candid Career (Recorded informational interviews of professionals in specific careers)
  • LinkedIn Career Insights Tool (Search what uga alumni do, what they studied, what they are skilled at, where they live, where they work and what they are skilled at)

Employment Websites

GENERAL

  • Handshake (login with your UGA MyID and password)
  • Interstride (To access Interstride, login using your UGA MyID email address)
  • Idealist (nonprofit jobs)
  • USAJobs (federal jobs)

MAJOR/CAREER SPECIFIC


Professional Associations/Resources

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Employers/Position Title Reported by Class of 2022 Art Education majors

The information below represents employers and position titles from the Class of 2022 Career Outcomes Survey. To view historical Career Outcomes for this major, click here and select "Historical Data" from the navigation menu.

Employer Position Title(s)
Bethlehem Christian Academy Art Teacher
Bradley County Schools Art Teacher
Franklin County Schools Art Teacher
Jackson County School System Elementary School Art Teacher
Little Prodegies Teacher
Madison County School District Art Teacher
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Trickum Middle School Art Teacher
* denotes no responses received.

*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/Professional Schools and Programs..." information listed above represent UGA Class of 2022 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.

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

Graduate/Professional Schools attended by Class of 2022 Art Education majors

The information below represents graduate/professional schools and programs reported through the Class of 2022 Career Outcomes Survey. To view historical Career Outcomes for this major, click here and select "Historical Data" from the navigation menu.

Graduate School Program(s)
* denotes no responses received.