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  • Mixed Media Professor
  • Tattoo Artist
  • Elementary Art Teacher
  • Middle School Art Teacher
  • High School Art Teacher
  • Art Director
  • Art Education Coordinator
  • Director of Arts Education

For individuals who

Have a passion and talent for art and communication with interest in advancing the next generation of artists.

Looking for

Coursework that cultivates self-expression, creativity, critical thinking and advocacy for the arts.

To become

  • Art Professor
  • Art Consultant
  • Color Forecaster
  • Design Professor


Student teaching (clinical practice) is the culmination of the teaching program. During In the clinical practice, teacher candidates apply the knowledge and skills acquired in their college courses to real-world classrooms under the supervision of experienced art teachers in elementary, middle and high schools. Faculty members from NDSU conduct regular on-site visits to support, encourage, and evaluate teacher candidates so that they gain the confidence and ability to join the teaching profession after graduation.


Upon completing this program, teacher candidates are eligible for teacher licensure in Art in most states. Our program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and approved by the North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board (ESPB)