Image: Devin Caserta, Twirl, Charcoal and Soft Pastel on Arches Paper. MFA 2015

Master of Fine Arts

The Master of Fine Arts Degree (M.F.A.) is the terminal degree for students of high ability and interest in the production of art who plan to pursue careers as practicing artists/teachers. The studio areas offered are:

  • Painting
  • Ceramics
  • Photography/Digital Imaging
  • Illustration 
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • Multimedia 

Application Policies

Applications for admission into the MFA Program are considered only for the Fall semester. Applications should be initiated through the Graduate School’s College Net Site where you will also send your letters of reference, transcripts, and the $65 application fee:

https://www.applyweb.com/mgrart/index.html

http://grad.miami.edu/apply/on-campus-graduate-programs/college-of-arts-and-sciences-international-applicants/college-of-arts-and-sciences-international-applicants.html

Support materials need to be uploaded to the department’s site through our acceptd dropbox: 20 images (GIF, JPG, JPEG or PNG formats), your letter of intent, and your cv (pdf files are preferred for text):

acceptd drop box

The application deadline for the MFA program is February 15 for the following Fall.

Financial Assistance

Teaching Assistantships:At the time of application for admission into the MFA Program, applicants must submit the Department of Art and Art History Assistantship Application form. This form can be downloaded here (MFA Assistantship Application); please either call (305) 284-2542 or email art-arh@miami.edu. Assistantships include a stipend plus a full tuition waiver.