Degree Requirements, Design

Master of Fine Arts

Candidates for the MFA degree must complete at least 60 semester hours of coursework, chosen with the advice and approval of the graduate advisor. Students must complete at least 33 hours of studio coursework, at least 30 of which must be graduate studio courses in design; at least nine hours of academic studies concerned with design; and at least six hours in areas of study other than design. Remaining hours may be selected from graduate courses in any area of study at the University. Up to nine hours of upper-division undergraduate coursework in any subject may, with the approval of the graduate advisor, be counted toward the degree.

Master of Arts

Candidates for the MA degree must complete at least 40 credit hours of coursework. Twenty-six credit hours will be in design and 14 credit hours will be prescribed electives specific to the student’s track (area of focus). The MA degree does not require a Master’s thesis or report.

Dual Degree Programs

The School of Design and Creative Technologies offers the following dual degree programs in cooperation with other divisions of the University. More information is available from the graduate advisor.

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