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Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art

Program Details

Maryland Institute College of Art offers an MFA in Studio Art, designed for experienced artists who want to pursue education on the integration of art practice with critical theory. Students in this program will learn to become better independent thinkers involving one specific medium of work.


Stuents are required to participate in an intensive six-week summer residency.

  • Official transcripts showing proof of bachelor's degree
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Statement of purpose
  • Reflective Essays
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A portfolio exhibiting a level of mastery
  • Applicants must have at least 40 credits of studio work and 9 credits in art history and/or criticism

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education