Katie Crawford, Art Alum

Earn your Bachelor of Art degree at Carlow University

Concentrate on the art of your choice

Compliment your bachelor of art degree with a concentration in a variety of art studies like art education, art therapy, or media arts and animation.  With a robust, flexible curriculum, students learn strong foundational skills necessary for every artist.  Learn from accomplished artists with courses structured to promote and instill critical and creative thinking skills, personal vision and literacy in the visual language.  The learning experience at Carlow includes large studio work spaces, study abroad opportunities and internship opportunities.

Bachelor of art degrees offered

Master of art degrees offered


World class art museums

Our proximity to world class art museums and galleries, such as the Carnegie Museum of Art, The Warhol, The Frick Pittsburgh, and Mattress Factory places every student into the heart of Pittsburgh's art scene.

Throughout the year, Carlow University's Art Gallery hosts nationally recognized artists and artist talks creating an engaging atmosphere for students.


Creative art careers

A bachelor of arts degree positions students to pursue a variety of creative careers like an art teacher, studio tech, graphic designer, web designer or animation. Some students prefer to pursue an advanced degree like a master of arts or a master of art education.

Carlow University art students have held positions in such places as:

  • North Hills School District
  • Duquesne City School District
  • Montour School District
  • Brunner
  • Manchester Craftsman's Guild
  • Allegheny Department of Human Services
  • 3E Trading

Other graduates have been accepted into quality graduate programs that include: New York University, Pennsylvania State University, Syracuse University, and Glasgow University in Edinburgh, Scotland.


If you'd like to learn more about our Art program, let us know!