Program Overview

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Degree offered: M.F.A.

The Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) program provides students with the theoretical and practical tools involved in obtaining a degree in the Fine Arts. There are three specializations under the M.F.A.: Creative Writing, Visual Arts, and Interdisciplinary Studies1.

1The College of Graduate Studies also offers the Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies (IGS) program.

All M.F.A. students are required to complete 30 credits as follows: 6 credits of methodology (CCS 506 and CCS 507 M.F.A. Graduate Colloquium I and II); 9 credits of additional coursework, 6 of which must be in the student’s area of specialization; and the M.F.A. Thesis (15 credits) which requires students to produce a significant body of original artistic and/or curatorial work.

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