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
American Art Therapy Association
National Coalition of Arts Therapies Associations
International Expressive Arts Therapy Association
Virginia Art Therapy Association
Art Consultant Graduate work/field experience
Illustrator Graduate work/field experience/portfolio
Society of Illustrators
Printmaker Graduate work/field experience
American Print Alliance
Jewelry Design Advanced training/field experience/portfolio
Tattoo Apprenticeship/field experience/portfolio
Interior Designer Advanced Degree (MA, MFA, MID, or MS)
American Society for Interior Design
International Interior Design Association
Graphic Designer Graduate work/field experience
American Institute of Graphic Arts
Art Director Graduate work
University Teaching Advanced degree, MFA
Secondary Teaching Certification/Masters
National Art Education Association
Photographer Graduate work/field experience/portfolio
Commercial/Fine Arts
American Society of Media Photographers
Professional Photographers of America
Museum Personnel M.A. in art history or museum studies at the least; Ph.D. preferred
American Alliance of Museums
Gallery Owner/Art Dealer Business/Marketing training
Art Dealers Association of America
Medical/Scientific Illustration Advanced degree, 2-year specialized MS/MA/MFA program
Association of Medical Illustrators
Guild of Natural Science Illustrators
Art Conservation
Heritage Preservation
Architecture Bachelor and Master's programs
American Institute of Architects
Murals Graduate work/field experience/portfolio
Portrait Commissions Portrait Society of America
Art Appraisal Certification or advanced degree
Appraisers Association of America
Appraisers Society of America
Forensic Art Certificate training in specialized programs
Studio Assistant Graduate work/field experience/portfolio

Other Sources

Art Jobs
Art Jobs Art Search
Americans for the Arts Job Bank
College Art Association careers
New York Foundation for the Arts

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.