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Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design
The student-to-faculty ratio in the Department of Art and Design, which provides our students with opportunities for personal attention.


June 11-August 15
Edna Carlsten Art Gallery
Open 1-4 p.m. daily

Plan your career path through
the Department of Art and Design
at UW-Stevens Point

The Department of Art and Design at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has 280 students and 14 full-time faculty members. The department has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) since 1986, one of five such accredited visual arts programs in the University of Wisconsin System.  

Careers in art and design

Creative professionals are valued employees in every organization. We prepare you for careers specifically in or related to the visual arts. With a degree in art and design you can be employed in commercial or private firms, government agencies or educational institutions. Some of our graduates even choose to be self-employed, professional artists or craftspeople.

Some job titles in art and design-related fields include:

  • graphic designer
  • advertising designer
  • art director
  • museum curator
  • gallery director
  • art program director
  • crafts instructor
  • creative director
  • studio artist
  • studio assistant
  • illustrator
  • concept artist
  • art or design educator
  • art historian
  • art administrator

Go further

Regardless of what you want to do after graduation, we can help you get there. Graduate school is an option you may choose, especially for certain career paths, and is essential for advanced placement in academic fields.