Art, Master of Arts (M.A.)

The Department of Art offers a graduate degree program that leads to the Master of Arts in Art, a degree that requires 30 credits emphasizing specialized involvement in the student's chosen studio area- ceramics, drawing, graphic design, installation, painting, photography, printmaking, or sculpture.

Program Highlights

  • Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university.
  • An application essay clearly stating your goals or purpose for graduate study.
  • A personal statement defining your artistic philosophy.
  • Provide an electronic portfolio of 10-20 examples of representative creative work.
  • Names and contact information of two professional references
  • Resume

Additional Requirements for International Applicants:

Application Deadlines

  U.S. Based Applicants International Applicants
Fall Start March 1 March 1
Spring Start N/A N/A
Summer Start N/A N/A

Time to Completion: 2 years


Graduate Coordinator Contact

Professor Chris McCormick
chris.mccormick@mnsu.edu
507-389-5500

Art Program website