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Art Education Career Development

The Praxis Series: Teacher Licensure and Certification
The Praxis Series™ assessments provide educational tests and other services that states use as part of their teacher licensure and certification process. The Praxis I® tests measure basic academic skills, and the Praxis II® tests measure general and subject-specific knowledge and teaching skills. For more information about the Praxis, visit their Web site.

Careers in Art Education
Our graduates from the art education program can find work as:

  • kindergarten/elementary art teacher
  • middle school art teacher
  • high school art teacher
  • college professor (with a master’s degree)
  • adult education instructor
  • state arts council employees
  • arts management organization employees
  • related occupations: librarians, counselors, education administrators.

Some organizations that typically employ art education majors include:

  • Government and private museums/galleries
  • Local historical societies
  • Public/private art schools
  • Public/private colleges & universities
  • Adult and community educational programs
  • Library educational programs
  • Private/local arts councils
  • Hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers and guidance facilities

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Department of Art & Design

Ann Hood

Wilson Art Building
525 South Main Street
Ada, Ohio 45810
Monday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed