Master of Fine Arts in Visual Art

The Department of Visual Art offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Fine Arts degree in studio art. Concentrations include ceramics, drawing and painting, expanded media, metalsmithing and jewelry, printmaking, sculpture, and textiles and fibers. The MFA degree in the Department of Visual Art is a terminal professional studio degree. The program’s goals are to develop each student’s critical thinking and studio skills so that they have the necessary tools and experience to pursue a career as a studio artist and to otherwise participate in the creative community both on a regional and national level.  

The University of Kansas is a member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. The entrance and graduation requirements in this catalog conform to the published guidelines of those organizations.