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Art Education

Supported by their experiences in the studio area, art history and criticism, students engage in teaching and related activities: they participate in the School’s studio program for children; observe teachers in the public schools; and conclude with a semester practice teaching with carefully selected elementary and secondary school teachers. It takes five years to complete the requirements.

Career Profile

Art education graduates are employed as art teachers, art critics, art therapists and may work for galleries, schools, museums or publications.

By the Numbers

Facts and figures that make this major unique:

English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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