Maryland Institute College of Art

Maryland Institute, College Of Art

Studio Art (Low-Residency MFA)



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Studio Art (Low-Residency MFA)

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

This low-residency program allows experienced artists, teachers, and other art professionals to develop a professional body of work, a unique personal voice, and an expanded understanding of contemporary art through extensive studio practice. Spread over three years plus one summer, this part-time, low-residency program includes intensive six-week summer residencies combined with independent work during the academic year and a return to campus for the winter critique. Areas of concentration include painting, mixed media, sculpture/installation, and photo/digital media. A portfolio exhibiting a level of mastery in the primary prerequisite for the MFA. Applicants must have at least 40 credits in studio art and 9 credits in art history and/or art criticism. Teacher candidates for the MFA must have completed at least two years of teaching prior to beginning the program.



Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Specialized Institution—School of art, music, or design

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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