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Pursue a bachelor's or master's in Art

Carlow University offers a bachelor of arts degree with concentrations in art education, art history, art therapy, ceramics, graphic design, media arts and animation, and painting and drawing with options to continue to a master’s.

Art degree options

Bachelor's in art options

With a robust, flexible curriculum structured to promote and instill critical and creative skills, personal vision and literacy in the visual language, graduates are positioned to pursue a variety of creative careers like art education, graphic design, web design and animation or pursue a master’s degree.

Master's in art options



Pittsburgh’s art scene

World-class art museums and galleries surround Carlow Univeristy, such as 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 lectures creating an engaging atmosphere for students.


Creative art careers

An art degree positions students to pursue a variety of creative careers like an art teacher, studio tech, graphic designer, web designer or animator. 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.