Art Education

Prepare your next step in art education

The IU Southeast Bachelor of Science in Art Education is a four-year degree that offers an in-depth study of the Art Education profession and gives students the professional coursework needed for credentialed teaching. 

This is the only undergraduate art education program offered in the Kentuckiana region.

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B.S. in Art Education

This degree will combine classroom instruction with hands on work in art studio classrooms and facilities that will promote the understanding of fine arts disciplines, such as art history, drawing, ceramics, graphic design, digital art, printmaking, and painting will prepare Art Education students for skill and concept-based teaching.

Degree requirements


The Bachelor of Science in Art Education prepares students for entry-level positions such as: 

  • Pre-school art teachers

  • Elementary school art teachers

  • Middle school art teachers

  • High school art teachers

  • Gallery/museum educators

  • Activity instructors

  • Community engagement coordinators

  • Arts education coordinators

  • Arts education specialists

Students may also continue coursework at the graduate level pursuing advanced degrees in Art Education.

This is a high-demand degree. According to Burning Glass, the average salary for an art teacher holding an undergraduate degree in Art Education in our region is $49,450. The market for art teachers holding this degree is expected to grow by 12.4% in the next decade.

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