A Houghton degree in art opens doors to a variety of careers, and our alumni can be found working in a wide range of positions. Houghton graduates have also found they are well prepared for graduate school and have been accepted into a number of top art graduate programs.

What they’re doing

  • Advertising director
  • College art professor
  • Gallery director
  • Graphic designer
  • Marketing director
  • Newspaper illustrator
  • Post-production technical support in the film industry
  • Professional wedding photojournalist
  • School art teacher
  • Studio artist
  • Video game designer
  • Web designer

Grad Schools Attended

  • Clemson University
  • Penn State University
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Savannah College of Art & Design
  • State University of New York – Plattsburgh
  • University of Northern Illinois
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • Virginia Commonwealth University

100 percent of art majors responding to a recent survey reported being employed or in graduate school.