Master of Fine Arts Admission Requirements

The Master of Fine Arts degree in the ASU School of Art is offered for advanced study in the following areas: ceramics, drawing/painting, fibers, interdisciplinary digital technology, intermedia, metals, photography, printmaking, sculpture and wood.

Application Deadline

The deadline for completed applications for admission beginning the following fall semester is Jan. 15.

Application Requirements

To be eligible for the program, you must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA.

Sculpture Undergraduate Admission Requirements

BFA Declaration Deadlines for Sculpture

October 1 and February 15

BFA Declaration Process

Complete the following courses in the semesters before applying:

Printmaking Undergraduate Admission Requirements

BFA Declaration Deadlines for Printmaking

October 1 and February 15

BFA Declaration Process

Complete the following courses in the semesters before applying:

Photography Undergraduate Admission Requirements

BFA Declaration Deadlines

October 1 and February 15

BFA Declaration Process and Portfolio Submission

Complete the following courses in the semesters before applying:

  • ARS 101 and 102 (for all catalogs years prior to 2016)
  • ARS 101 or 102; and ARS 201 or 202 (for 2016 catalog year and after*)
  • ART 111, 112, 113 or 116, 115
  • ART 201/202
  • ART 204 or ART 205

Please note: photography students following the 2010 catalog and beyond

GPA requirements:

Intermedia Undergraduate Admission Requirements

Speak with an advisor and a member of the Intermedia faculty to discuss your curriculum and career goals.

BFA Declaration Deadlines

October 1 and February 15

BFA Declaration Process

Complete the following courses in the semesters before applying:

Fibers Undergraduate Admission Requirements

BFA Declaration Deadlines for Fibers

October 1 and February 15

BFA Declaration Process

Complete the following courses in the semesters before applying:

Drawing and Painting Undergraduate Admission Requirements

BFA Declaration Deadlines for Drawing and Painting

October 1 and February 15

BFA Declaration Process

Complete the following courses in the semesters before applying:

Ceramics Undergraduate Admission Requirements

BFA Declaration Deadlines for Ceramics

October 1 and February 15

BFA Declaration Process

Complete the following courses in the semesters before applying:

Art Education Undergraduate Admission Requirements

Application Deadlines

October 1 and February 15

BFA Declaration Process

Complete the following courses before applying:

Faculty Associate Positions

The School of Art in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University invites applications for Faculty Associate positions. Faculty Associates are part-time faculty who teach one or more courses per semester on a contractual basis. At the current time, we anticipate hiring new Faculty Associates to teach the following in-person courses:

 

ART 223: Painting I

ART 205: Photography II: Color

ART 214: Life Drawing I

ART 217:  Intro to Computer Animation

FSH 206: Fashion Design

ART 394: Painting for Non-Majors

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