As a high school student Benjamin Craig's motto was, "Here's my plate, load it on." He brought that mentality with him to Emmanuel, where he has always been ready to take on a new opportunity.
Art therapy uses the creative process in artistic self-expression to enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of individuals of all ages.
In Emmanuel College's art therapy program, you will develop the artistic and evaluative skills that can help people resolve problems, develop interpersonal skills, manage behavior, reduce stress and increase self-esteem and self-awareness. Our Boston location gives students access to professionals in the field and unmatched internship opportunities at such institutions as Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, just to name a few.
View the 2018-2019 Academic Catalog to find course titles, numbers and descriptions.
Upon completion of the art therapy program, students will:
Students who wish to pursue an art education major must major in studio art and minor in education. Two pre-practica and a teaching practicum are required. Students are required to have an advisor in both the art department and the education department.