Careers in Art at BHSU

Why should you pursue an Art Degree at BHSU?

At BHSU, you may earn a degree in Art or Art Education, preparing yourself for a career as a professional artist, an art educator, or to be a candidate for a Masters Degree program. Our campus offers you many opportunities and is proud to have a great art department and faculty.

What are some graduates of this program doing now?

Mike Knutson PaintingBlack Hills State University places the very best of teachers nationally and regionally from our Art Education program. BHSU has had graduates secure successful teaching positions with their art education not only regionally but also across the nation. There are also students who have successfully completed a Master of Fine Arts Degree after our program and have secured higher education teaching positions and have pursued other artistic work experiences. One of our graduates has worked in the position of Visual Arts Director of the Spearfish Arts Center.

Art Degree

You will have the opportunity to work beside professional artists who play an essential role in your educational experience - collaboration is the key to further developing your artistic talents.