Marylhurst University Bachelor's Degree Program in Art in Portland, Oregon

Complete Your Bachelor’s Degree in Art from Marylhurst

Are you seeking a career in an art-related field? Marylhurst’s B.A. in Art program provides high-quality classes featuring general knowledge of art along with applied liberal art skills, such as communication, critical thinking and problem solving. Our graduates are highly employable and pursue careers in art administration or art education – to name a few.

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Coursework focuses on applied skills within the diverse art landscape including fundamentals of design, drawing, digital imaging and photography. In addition, you will get a historical perspective of art in various cultures and develop practical career skills like how to manage your business, present a professional portfolio and network within the art field.

Preview the curriculum supporting Marylhurst art graduates in both local and national art communities.

Marylhurst art graduates benefit from numerous networking opportunities offered throughout their degree program. Our faculty (professional artists themselves) are widely connected to art dealers, art critics, museum curators and other art professionals who make up the regional art network and seek to mentor and employ Marylhurst’s exceptional caliber of students.

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Get further details about this program through our welcoming Office of Admissions.

  • This program accepts new students primarily in the fall
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  • Regionally accredited (NWCCU accredited)
  • Small class sizes with renowned faculty who focus on you
  • Team-orientated coursework with opportunities to network and form connections
  • Beautiful art facilities located on our tranquil campus
  • More than 122 year history of art-centered education


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