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Department of Art & Design

The Morehead State University Department of Art and Design is one of the most comprehensive schools of art, design and teacher education in the state.

Graduates of our programs are able to pursue a wide array of careers in corporate, government, non-profit and independent sectors including:

  • Art museums/galleries: administration, curatorial, conservation, public relations, exhibit design and preparation
  • Graphic design: digital, print, multimedia, type, web, illustration, advertising
  • Education P-12: studio art, fine arts, art history
  • Independent studio practice: sales, promotion, design, development, freelance

Earning a degree from our department will also prepare you for entrance into graduate programs. Students go on to earn master of fine arts degrees in disciplines such as painting, ceramics, graphic design, animation, printmaking, and photography and achieve success in masters programs such as entertainment technology, art administration, art therapy and historic preservation.

Our Programs

We offer a bachelor of arts degree in:

  • Art with course work in art education, ceramics, computer art, drawing graphic design, history, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture
  • Art education (P-12)

Our master’s degree offers concentrations in:

  • Art education
  • Graphic design
  • Studio art

We also offer an array of minors which complement degrees across the University including arts entrepreneurship, studio art, visual communication and art History.

Advanced individual studies are offered in 2D art, 3D art, digital art, art history and art education. Learn more about our academic programs.

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