NIU Art+Design Education students' scores on the edTPA - the new national benchmark for art teacher licensure in 34 states - significantly surpass state and national averages. We also have 100% new graduate employment in 2015. Get the NIU advantage!
Our Students not only identity their purpose they also realize their creative futures within our cross-interdisciplinary curriculum.
Studies in Design: Thematic Subjects, Fashion, Modernism, and Modernity. Find answers to questions like . . . How do we choose our clothing and what does it mean? Who produces it? And where does it come from?
Design and Media Arts
Preparing students to respond to existing and rapidly changing technical and creative markets, as well as emerging fields and advanced study within an ever changing world.