Graduate Degree Program Summary
Graduate Degrees Offered
M.A. in Art History
- Graphic Design*
- New Genres
- 19th Century Studies
- Ethnic Studies
Art and Art History
Application Checklist and Deadlines
Required by the Office of Graduate Studies
- Application for Graduate Admission
- $50 non-refundable application processing fee
- One set of transcripts, uploaded to MyRED (see upload requirements)
- If your native language is not English: verification of English proficiency
- If you are not a US citizen and you expect to hold an F or J visa: financial resource information
See also: US steps to admission or international steps to admission.
Required by Art and Art History in GAMES
After you apply, allow one business day for us to establish your access to GAMES, where you'll complete these departmental requirements:
- Entrance exam(s): MA Art History only: GRE
- Minimum TOEFL: Paper-550 Internet-79
- Three recommendation letters
- Statement of goals and objectives
- MA Art History only: Writing sample, Curriculum Vitae
- MFA Studio Art only: Portfolio with list of slides (See departmental instructions for details.)
Application DeadlineFall: February 1
The Department of Art offers an M.F.A. in studio art and M.A. in art history. M.F.A. candidates may focus their study in one or a combination of the following studio areas: ceramics, drawing, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture. Each graduate student is provided a shared workspace as well as access to general work areas, a computer lab, and a well-equipped wood shop.
A resource that enriches the artistic climate of the department is the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden, which houses one of the finest university collections of 20th Century American art. In addition, the Lentz Center for Asian Culture, the Great Plains Art Collection, and the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery offer many visiting exhibitions and lectures.
Courses and MoreThe Graduate Bulletin provides course descriptions, program requirements, and more:
Faculty and Research
Departments: Have an update for this page? Contact Becky Eby.
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