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Careers for Art Education (Pre-K to Grade 12) MA Program Graduates

Common job titles

  • Art curriculum developer
  • Art gallery director
  • Art historian
  • Art teacher
  • College education administrator
  • Creative arts therapist
  • Graphic artist
  • Museum educator
  • Special needs educator
  • Teaching artist

Job outlook data

High school art, drama and music teachers held around 121,000 jobs in 2014, the last year for which data are available. Employment of high school art, drama and music teachers is projected to grow 11 percent from 2014 to 2024. Because school enrollment is expected to rise significantly over the next decade, the demand for teachers in general is extremely high.

Where can I work with this major?

Employers of Art Education (Pre-K‒Grade 12) degree holders include:

  • Public, magnet, charter and private schools
  • Museums or galleries


» Get information about Adelphi’s Art Education (Pre-K to Grade 12) MA Degree Program

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Postsecondary Teachers, Inside Jobs, Art Education Degree: What to expect?

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