What are some jobs that you can get with a bachelor's degree in art?


What are some jobs that you can get with a bachelor's degree in art?

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The two most popular bachelor's degrees in art are studio art and visual arts. Both of these degrees open up many different job opportunities in different industries, including art studios, public schools, museums, and advertising agencies. Below are some specific careers that each of these degrees prepares graduates for:

  • Painter
  • Photographer
  • Illustrator
  • Graphic designer
  • Scientific illustrator
  • Cartoonist
  • Art therapist
  • Art administrator
  • Public school teacher
  • Animator
  • Museum curator
  • Environmental graphic designer
  • Art librarian
  • Visual merchandiser
  • Scenic artist (film/theater)
  • Mural artist
  • Decorator
  • Floral designer
  • Copyist illustrator
  • Printing designer
  • Glass blower

Keep in mind that some of these careers may require workers to complete a higher degree (or higher level of training) before beginning the role or advancing in the company. This is all dependent on the specific company and state of employment. If you are curious about a career, one of your best resources is your career counselor; they will be able to tell you the federal and regional requirements for you career of choice.

For more information about art degrees, check out this article: What Jobs Can You Get With an Art Major?

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