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Art Education/Teaching (K-12)

Bachelor of Arts


Guide and inspire future generations of artists with a Bachelor of Arts in Art Education degree.


Program Length

83-88 Credit Hours


On Campus

Create and interpret various art forms, explore the history of art across cultures, and learn how to communicate that knowledge to students in the classroom.

At CSP, you’ll receive a holistic degree that allows you to develop your creative and teaching skills together in a hands-on setting. Artistic focuses include digital design, painting, photography, and more. With a comprehensive degree in Art Education from Concordia St. Paul, you’ll be prepared to take the next step and become a licensed teacher in Minnesota.

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PROGRAM details

Experience an immersive Art Education program at CSP. Gain a technical and practical understanding of concentrations like graphic design, printmaking, drawing, and sculpturing. Education courses focus on teaching art to all levels, effectively connecting with students, and building a successful learning environment. You’ll learn how to translate visual mediums in a way that encourages and excites learners.

Choosing Concordia St. Paul also means taking advantage of the vibrant Twin Cities arts scene. Located less than 10 minutes from both the Minneapolis Institute of Art and the Walker Art Center, you’ll never lack inspiration. CSP is also home to two on-campus art galleries.

Over the last 30 years, 95% of Concordia’s Art Education graduates who pursued education careers landed full-time teaching positions. Those who choose to earn their master’s can also become university professors, studio art directors, art managers, and more.


CSP was ranked in the Top 10 “Career Ready” Institutions & Top 10 “Career Ready” Feedback for First-Generation College Students in the 2021 SkillSurvey Career Readiness.

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