Art and Design Education (B.S.Ed.)
Why Study Art and Design Education at NIU?
Students committed to our art and design education program are serious scholars and creative risk takers. Our Bachelor of Science in art education is an undergraduate degree designed for those who are or intend to become art educators in K-12 schools. Whether you’re in pursuit of your K-12 licensure in art education or if you already have a degree and are now looking to expand your skills, increase your knowledge and continue your professional development within the field of art education, our programs offer a comprehensive, supportive and diverse opportunities to create, learn and grow.
Careers with an Art and Design Education Degree
Students who graduate from NIU with art and design education degrees find rewarding careers in multiple fields, including teaching in K-12 and community settings, museum and gallery management, and higher education
Art and Design Education Faculty
Our philosophy: A visual culture approach to teaching art and design.
Our art and design education faculty are devoted teachers, artists
Hands-on Learning Opportunities
We consider our community and global engagement as inherent to our work as cultural ambassadors, art educators
Also, our faculty, alumni and students continue to have an active presence at local, national and international conferences as we improve our practices, expand research in the field and shape contemporary art education worldwide.