Art Education Careers & Outcomes

  • 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