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Using Your Degree

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At St. Kate's, we'll prepare you for careers in academia and education, art galleries and museums, auction houses and arts organizations — as well as graduate work in art history and museum studies.

Our curriculum will develop not only your intellectual and observational aptitude, but also your communication and professional skills. 

  • Alumna Erika Homlquist-Wall is an assistant curator in the Department of Paintings at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

  • Alumna Aimee Hoffman went from a career in sales to software analysis. Today, she also runs a small farm in Wisconsin, growing alfalfa and grass hay for horse owners.

An art history major or minor from St. Kate's also affords plenty of transferable skills that you can apply to another course of study. You can combine your art history degree with majors in the sciences, business and healthcare. Careers in art conservation, marketing, medicine and patient care rely heavily on the intellectual and creative powers of observation.