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The three-year MFA program challenges students to reach their highest potential as critically engaged artists. Our faculty stress intense studio practice, multidisciplinary experimentation, and an awareness of the ongoing cultural discourse.
Graduate students work closely in a personal studio environment, while benefiting from a highly accessible faculty. A vibrant visiting artist and lecture series provides additional influence and dialogue. Research support and graduate colloquia facilitate cultural and scholarly exploration at national and international venues.
The graduate experience at WVU provides an up-close view of real world art dynamics.
The MFA program offers focused study in the areas of ceramics, graphic design, intermedia and photography, painting, printmaking, and sculpture.
Three year MFA Studio Curriculum:
36 | Studio concentration
9 | Studio/Academic elective
9 | Cognate Elective
3 | Graduate Seminar
6 | Art History
3 | Teaching Practicum
3 | Graduate Exhibition
3 | Thesis
72 | TOTAL CREDIT HOURS