What can I do with a degree in Art History?

Students who major in the arts develop skills that are highly sought after by employers, including critical and creative thinking; oral, written, and visual communication skills; the ability to interpret different cultures; the ability to take multiple approaches to solving problems, and the ability to work effectively individually and collaboratively.

Get a Great Job

Explore, at the national level, how Studio Art graduates are pursuing their careers by visiting the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP) website. This site provides the first national profile of how artists prepare and develop in the United States, by giving a deeper understanding of what constitutes artistic success and contribution, identifying factors needed to better connect arts training to artistic careers, and by looking at issues that have helped (or hindered) the careers of arts alumni, whether they have chosen to work as artists or pursue other paths.

Go to Graduate School

Our majors have pursued graduate study in numerous disciplines, including studio art, art history, theology, social work, physics, medicine, business, and law. Graduates of our department currently work as artists and art consultants, in museums, as entrepreneurs, teachers, and attorneys, and in social justice, publishing, and fashion.

Careers for Studio Art Majors

An Art History degree can lead to a wide variety of careers, many of which require the writing, research, argumentation, and visual literacy skills gained from the major, including:

• Art and cultural property Law

• Art appraisal and authentication

• Art conservation

• Arts administration

• Corporate curating

• Education

• Event planning

• Film Production Assistant

• Gallery​ sales and auctions

• Marketing and development

• Public Relations

• Publishing

• Visual Resources Management

Where Our Studio Art Grads Go

Get a sneak peek at your bright future by exploring the career paths of Rollins studio art graduates.

  • Caroline Arrigoni '17

    Caroline Arrigoni ’17

    Designer, ACi Architects

  • Airam Dato-on ’13

    Airam Dato-on '13

    US Community Manager, Pexels

  • Self portrait of David Matteson

    David Matteson '15 '18MBA

    Associate Curator of Education & Outreach, Orlando Museum of Art

  • Self portrait of Leah Sandler

    Leah Sandler '14

    Contributing Art & Culture Writer, Orlando Weekly

  • Self portrait of Mary Weedo

    Mary (Nicole) Weedo '14

    Activity Director, Pacific Heights Transitional Care Center

  • Self portrait of Betsy Johnson

    Betsy Johnson '15

    Office Assistant, Illinois Department of Human Services

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