Spring Admission - October 15
Fall Admission - February 2*
*Art Education Fall Deadline - April 15
Apply to School of Art graduate programs
The School of Art offers graduate
leading to the degrees of:
• Master of Arts (MA)
• Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
& Master of Arts (MA)
College of the Arts
Graduate Assistantships are
available in each major program area and are awarded annually
on a competitive basis.
The service commitment of a graduate assistant appointment may
involve teaching, research, or technical support responsibilities,
for an average 20 hours per week.
Graduate assistants are required to enroll for
a minimum of eight credit hours per semester.
In addition to the above regular assistantships,
in the studio areas, the Craig Lucas Graduate Assistantship
is awarded every second year for a two-year assistantship, in
any program area. Contact the
Coordinator of Graduate Studies for further information.
In Art History, the Emily Farnham Graduate
Prize is awarded annually to an entering student in art
history. Contact Professor Kathleen Browne, Coordinator of Graduate Studies, for further information.
The School of Art is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).
The Coordinator of Graduate Studies,
Professor Kathleen Browne advises all prospective and
incoming graduate students and assists them in making initial
decisions as to class schedules, studio spaces, and related matters
of settling into the MFA and MA programs. Ms.
Lisa Everson in the School of Art office assists in the admissions and registration processes, along with those processes connected
with preparation for graduation (theses, exhibition scheduling,
Under normal circumstances, graduate students choose
their own advisor from among the graduate faculty, based on medium
and conceptual goals. This graduate faculty advisor guides the
composition of the graduate committee and related curricular and
programmatic goals in accordance with individual student aims
and objectives and in consonance with Graduate School policies