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Academics & the Arts

Art Therapy Certificate

Grand View is the only university in Iowa with an Art Therapy Certificate Program. The certificate gives students a background for advanced study in psychology and art to become registered licensed art therapists. Students who earn their certificates have advantages when they seek admission to graduate programs. Art therapy is a mental health profession that uses art materials in a therapeutic or treatment setting to promote health and psychological wellness. Course work for an Art Therapy certificate includes Introduction to Art Therapy, Art Therapy Theory and Methods, plus practical experience and study of the creative process.

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