Results and Outcomes

A strong liberal arts degree that incorporates many fields, Art History also prepares students for a wide range careers that require strong research, analytical, writing, speaking, and visual analysis skills.

Typical fields of employment for art historians:

  • Museums
  • Galleries
  • Auction houses
  • Curating
  • Journalism
  • Marketing
  • Teaching
  • Archives
  • Fashion
  • Library Science
  • Editing
  • Research
  • Fundraising

 

Recent St. Joseph’s University Art History graduates

Graduates from St. Joseph’s University have gone on to graduate school at prestigious programs at various institutions, including Historic Preservation at the University of Pennsylvania, Decorative Arts and Design at Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum/Parsons The New School for Design, Art History at Hunter College.

Graduates also have found employment and internships at various cultural institutions, including the Neue Galerie, the Walters Art Museum, Freeman’s Auction House, and the Horticultural Society of New York.

Articles on Careers in Art History

How Art History Majors Power the US Economy by Virginia Postrel, from Bloomburg.com

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