Careers and Graduate School

An assortment of graduate school and art career materials can also be found at Career Services.

Graduate School Information

Graduate Programs in the Visual Arts: The CAA Directory, 2015
CAA Online Directory of Graduate Schools

Architecture Graduate Schools & Degree Programs

Fine Arts Graduate School Information

Arts and Design Graduate School Information

Careers in Art

Field Preparation and Professional Organizations
Art Therapy MA/MS in Art Therapy, certificate programs
www.arttherapy.org
American Art Therapy Association
www.nccata.org
National Coalition of Arts Therapies Associations
www.ieata.org
International Expressive Arts Therapy Association
www.vaarttherapy.org
Virginia Art Therapy Association
Art Consultant Graduate work/field experience
Illustrator Graduate work/field experience/portfolio
www.societyillustrators.org
Society of Illustrators
Printmaker Graduate work/field experience
www.printalliance.org
American Print Alliance
Jewelry Design Advanced training/field experience/portfolio
Tattoo Apprenticeship/field experience/portfolio
Interior Designer Advanced Degree (MA, MFA, MID, or MS)
www.asid.org
American Society for Interior Design
www.iida.org
International Interior Design Association
Graphic Designer Graduate work/field experience
www.aiga.org
American Institute of Graphic Arts
Art Director Graduate work
University Teaching Advanced degree, MFA
Secondary Teaching Certification/Masters
www.naea-reston.org
National Art Education Association
Photographer Graduate work/field experience/portfolio
Commercial/Fine Arts www.asmp.org
American Society of Media Photographers
www.ppa.com
Professional Photographers of America
Museum Personnel M.A. in art history or museum studies at the least; Ph.D. preferred
www.aam-us.org
American Alliance of Museums
Gallery Owner/Art Dealer Business/Marketing training
www.artdealers.org
Art Dealers Association of America
Medical/Scientific Illustration Advanced degree, 2-year specialized MS/MA/MFA program
www.ami.org
Association of Medical Illustrators
www.gnsi.org
Guild of Natural Science Illustrators
Art Conservation heritagepreservation.org
Heritage Preservation
Architecture Bachelor and Master's programs
www.aia.org
American Institute of Architects
Murals Graduate work/field experience/portfolio
Portrait Commissions Portrait Society of America
www.portraitsociety.org
Art Appraisal Certification or advanced degree
www.appraisersassoc.org
Appraisers Association of America
www.appraisers.org
Appraisers Society of America
Forensic Art Certificate training in specialized programs
Studio Assistant Graduate work/field experience/portfolio

Other Sources

Art Jobs www.artjobs.com
Art Jobs Art Search artjobs.artsearch.us
Americans for the Arts Job Bank jobbank.artsusa.org
College Art Association careers careercenter.collegeart.org/jobs
New York Foundation for the Arts www.nyfa.org/business-of-art

Professional Organizations

College Art Association
Southeastern College Art Conference
National Endowment for the Arts

Listings provided are intended to be informational only and does not represent endorsement of any program or organization.