Art Education Graduate Careers

Where Art Education Alumni Work

MSU Moorhead Art Education alumni put their skills to use in a wide variety of career sectors and have a nearly 100 percent related employment rate each year. Like these alumni, you’ll undoubtedly make a positive impact wherever your passion leads you.

A large percentage of MSUM Art Education alumni teach in K-12 public, private, STEAM or charter schools as visual and media art teachers. Many others hold positions like:

  • Child and family therapist/art therapist, Tulalip Tribes Behavioral Health
  • Artist in residence, Roger Maris Cancer Center
  • Art therapist/owner, Circle of Art Studios
  • Owner, Mosaic Photography
  • Head of US Operations, Prospect Arts
  • Academic advisor, University of Minnesota Duluth
  • Executive director, West WMCA, Wichita
  • Public school principal, Horizon Middle School
  • Educational software game developer, Arbetor’s Letter
  • International nonprofit founder, Unseen Ministries
  • Gallery director, Rourke Art Museum
  • Museum curator, Plains Art Museum
  • Museum director of community education and outreach, Red Star Studios
  • Ceramic center director of education, Center for Creativity
  • Art Teacher, Internationella Engelska Skolan, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Minnesota State director of visual and media arts education, Perpich Center
  • Nonprofit arts administrator, Jaques Art Center