University at Buffalo

College of Arts and Sciences

Studio Art and Design (M.F.A), Art History (M.A.), and Visual Studies (Ph.D.)


408 Capen Hall

Buffalo, NY 14260

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. in Visual Studies is currently under development with projected start-up fall 2008, M.F.A. - Studio Art, Emerging Media and Communication Design; M.A. - Art History, Certificate Program in Museum Studies as part of the Master in Art History

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The graduate programs bring together the practice of art, the history of art, and the theoretical and historical study of visual culture in its wider context. Students chart a course of research that will challenge and expand their knowledge, both in their practice and in the greater context of the role of art in contemporary society.


The Department of Visual Studies is an accredited member of NASAD, the National Associate of Schools

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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