Careers in art history

Art historians view the world through the history of its art and seek to preserve art as a source for understanding the world and its cultures. Visual sensitivity, knowledge of history, training in research methods and writing skills are developed through the study of art history.

Launch your career as a professional:

  • Architectural conservationist
  • Art appraiser
  • Exhibit designer

And get recruited and hired by the best of the best:

  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Art Papers
  • National Portrait Gallery

SCAD will see you to success

We make it a point to support our students both within the classroom and beyond. As part of that effort, the office of career and alumni success at SCAD offers students and graduates an array of career-building services, including:

  • Résumé development
  • Portfolio building
  • Mock interviews
  • Self-promotion
  • Assistance finding internships and employment opportunities

With professional guidance and one-on-one advising, SCAD will stay with you to help you kickstart your creative career.

Take the next step

Begin your career in art history with a B.F.A. or M.A. from SCAD, available at our Savannah location.

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