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Art Therapy

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Promoting healing and mental health through art therapy

Seeking to cultivate creative and insightful talent who can effectively utilize the power of art therapy to foster healthy lives and harmonious relationships

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About the Department of Art Therapy

The Department of Art Therapy aims to produce creative and insightful specialists who can meet the growing demand for mental health promotion, rehabilitation, and counseling services. The educational objective of the department is to produce professional human resources who can confidently assume active positions in the field immediately after graduation and engage in actual cases by acquiring the knowledge and skills gained through the four-year curriculum. In addition, the department seeks to produce beneficial members of society who can faithfully serve the local community and positively contribute to society.

Department Features

Customized curriculum with active and experienced faculty

  • Faculty of Experienced Art Therapy Experts

    Faculty with solid theoretical background and practical experience in the field of art therapy, ready and willing to provide guidance and assistance

  • Customized Courses for Training and Certification Acquisition

    Curriculum consisting of subjects required for practicing of art therapists, and support for obtaining various certificates related to mental health and self

    Students can acquire the Art Psychological Counselor Certificate, registered in the Vocational Competency Development Institute

  • Sharing of Educational Infrastructure and Exchanges with Hanyang University

    On the same campus as Hanyang University, students can use the libraries and other facilities, and exchange credits. The Hanyang University Hospital treatment fee is discounted and other welfare benefits are available.

Systematically designed online classes and special lectures offline

Online classes, the trademark of cyber universities, allow students to study conveniently regardless of time and place, and at HYCU, students can attend offline special lectures by invited art therapists who share their knowledge and expertise.


  • Practice special lectures provided every semester

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    (Special Lecture Case) Plaster Bandage Workshop

  • Small discussion classes and practice classes

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    (Class Case) Art Rehabilitation Field Practice

  • Classes that provide textbooks and subtitles that enhance visual communication

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    (Case) Color Psychology

  • Classes that demonstrate and present real skills

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    (Case) Painting and Molding

  • Classes using experts invited to meetings

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    (Case) Introduction to Art Therapy

Support Benefits and Education Features

The Department of Art Therapy at Hanyang Cyber University consists of various theory and practice-based courses required in the field of art therapy. Students of the program can receive assistance for the acquisition of various certificates related to mental health and self-growth. In addition to helping students obtain a bachelor's degree in areas such as art rehabilitation, art therapy, youth counseling, counseling psychology, play therapy, developmental psychology, and so on, the department seeks to cultivate professional technicians who can actively contribute to the creation of specialized talent. Through online lectures, visual communication is enhanced through a variety of in-depth content to provide high-quality content to students.

In the Department of Art Therapy, faculty have a solid theoretical foundation and practical experience in the field to offer informative lectures. Furthermore, by sharing educational infrastructure with Hanyang University, students have access to the Paiknam Library & Academic Information Center as well as other facilities on campus. A credit exchange program with Hanyang University is another benefit. Finally, the department supports gatherings between students and graduates to network and share views of the field.
Characteristics of Education Infrastructure
  • Highly trained art therapy faculty at home and abroad
  • Credit exchange with Hanyang University
  • Offline special lectures with invited art therapists
  • Support for offline activities such as seminars and exhibitions
  • Guidance on admission to renowned online and offline graduate schools at home and abroad
  • Support for acquiring an art therapist practical license
  • Cultivating knowledge and strengthening expertise in students through the curriculum
  • Student welfare benefits and courses linked to overseas internships

Careers after Graduation

  • Educational Institution Art Therapist

    Art therapist at a national, public, or a private elementary, middle, or high school
  • Counseling Agency Art Therapist

    Art therapist at a counseling center or social welfare center
  • Creative Art Education

    Creative art educator at a national, public, or a private elementary, middle, or high school
  • Content Creation Field

    Living art content creator and edutainment planner
  • Graduate School

    Student in the Department of Art Therapy in Graduate School or related department
  • Study Abroad

    Study abroad in a master's or doctoral course in art therapy such as the U.S., Canada, Europe, etc.
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Program

  • Online Education Program for Creative Talent

    Hi-tech Education Infrastructure
    Systematic lectures by professors who combine theory and practice
    Quality lectures maintained through the lecture development management system
    Major Subdivided for More Detailed Study
    Major curriculum divided into three stages
    Variety of tracks such as one for obtaining certificates and/or attending graduate school
    Curriculum that converges other disciplines
    Lectures from other fields such as counseling, painting, and coloring are available in addition to art therapy courses
    Cultivating practical skills through the convergence of other fields
    Support for Online Learning Tailored to Students’ Needs
    Flexible curriculum convenient for self-study learning and practice
    Flexible class schedule that allows for both work and study
    High-quality General Studies Subjects
    Up-to-date educational contents in five areas, including the humanities and social sciences
    Availability of extra subjects such as for obtaining certificates and utilizing programs
  • Professional Networking through OFFLINE Support System

    Support for Admission to Master's and Doctoral Degree Programs
    Guidance on admission to renownded domestic and overseas graduate schools such as Hanyang University and Sejong University
    Scholarship benefits when attending the Graduate School of Hanyang Cyber University
    Support for Employment through Iindustry-Academia Cooperation
    Students can benefit from HYCU’s industry-university cooperation with 613 leading domestic companies
    Information exchange with experts through support of corporate education programs
    Special Lecture for Obtaining Certificates
    Offline lectures related to obtaining an art counseling license
    Exchange of information in the field through lectures by invited experts
    Peer and Alumni Networking
    Providing opportunities for information exchange through active offline activities
    Networking through special lectures with invited field experts
    Welfare Benefits for Students
    Discounts on medical treatment for stduents and their members when using Hanyang University Medical Center
    Support for credit exchange with Hanyang University and use of its various facilities
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