Can I get a job with a MFA in art?
August 3, 2014 11:59 AM Subscribe
I'm considering getting an MFA, but I have some questions about my job prospects after I graduate. (I am posting this for my wife.)
posted by crapples to Work & Money (10 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
I am interested in hearing from anyone who has an MFA in visual art (including painting, graphic design, ceramics, fiber art, etc.) I am 46 years old and I'm planning to start an MFA program in Integrated Visual Art (with a focus in mixed media and graphic design) and I'm wondering if it is realistic to think I will be able to find a job after I graduate. Ideally I would like a salaried position where I can earn $30,000 or more. Here's what I want to know:
What job opportunities will likely be available to me?
Have any of you graduated with an MFA and haven't been able to find a job at all?