Studio Art: MFA

Graduate Program in Art, Art History, and Design

Feb. 1
Master of Fine Arts
1 semester minimum

Program Handbook

The graduate program in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design is a multidimensional program in which students engage in studio art, design, or art history, with concentrations available within each discipline. Students in the program develop visual literacy and the skills to conceptualize, fabricate, and evaluate works of art through coursework and a system of independent studies tailored to individual interests. The program aims to prepare students for professional practice as artists, designers, art history scholars, and arts educators.

Verified: 08/23/2023

Application Materials:
  • GRE General Test recommended but not required
  • TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo for non-native speakers of English
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Official transcripts from each post-secondary institution; one must show conferral of a bachelor's degree. (Due upon enrollment)
  • Statement of intent
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Portfolio - refer to program site for details
  • Unofficial transcripts from each post-secondary institution required at the time of application. (Official transcript showing conferral of a bachelor's degree due upon enrollment.)

Jason Lahr
Director of Graduate Studies
Phone: (574) 631-7602