School of Art | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

For questions regarding the application process, please contact:

Graduate Coordinator
School of Art
Art Building, room 102
PO Box 871505
Tempe, AZ 85287-1505
Phone: 480.965.6303

Graduate Admissions


Thank you for your interest in the ASU Herberger Institute School of the Art. The school offers two primary master’s degree programs: the Master of Arts and Master of Fine Arts. Students seeking a Ph.D. in art history pursue the Ph.D. in Design, Environment and the Arts with a concentration in History, Theory and Criticism.

Graduate degree programs:

Apply to ASU Graduate Education

As a prospective graduate student, you are required to submit an application to ASU Graduate Education. Be prepared to submit program-specific supplementary materials for your concentration with your Graduate Education application.

Anyone who holds a bachelor's or graduate degree from a university of recognized standing and earned the equivalent of a 3.00 (4.00 = “A” scale) grade-point average of 3.00 in the last two years of work leading to the bachelor's degree is eligible to apply for admission to Graduate Education.