Our graduates have received advanced degrees from respected graduate schools across the country. Many graduates pursue careers in galleries, graphic design firms, Internet businesses, product design and publishing companies, while others have become freelance artists. Students with concentrations in the fine crafts have set up businesses based on their craft production or work in related industries. Art Education majors are certified to teach grades K-12 and find employment in a variety of school settings both public and private. Some Messiah students have continued on as teachers in higher education, after receiving their own advanced degrees.