M.F.A., Art

  • Complete the following admission requirements:
  1. Submit a separate portfolio of work (about 20 slides or the appropriate equivalent depending on field of study).
  2. Complete a B.F.A. degree from a university other than UAF, or complete one consecutive year of classes from an accredited M.F.A. program other than UAF. In cases where an exceptional portfolio is submitted, students with a B.A. in art, or other undergraduate degree, will be accepted provisionally and with the condition that they make up any deficiencies as determined by their graduate committee. The same requirements are observed with the determination of previous schooling from a university other than UAF.

Concentrations: Ceramics, Computer Art, Drawing, Native Arts, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 60 credits

Master’s Degree Requirements
Complete the master’s degree requirements.
Program Requirements
ART F661Mentored Teaching in Art1
ART F663Seminar in Art History3
ART F690Current Problems3
ART F698M.F.A. Project 15
or ART F699 M.F.A. Thesis Project
Electives in art history, humanities or philosophy 26
Courses may be chosen from the following:
Field Artists of the North
Visual Images of the North
Seminar in Art History
History of the Role of the Artist
Select at least two studio areas at the F600 level39
Courses may be chosen from the following:
Graduate Photography
Life Drawing
Graduate Field Painting
Native Arts
Two- and Three-Dimensional Computer Design
Advanced Computer Visualization in Art
Multimedia Theory and Practice
Advanced Photography Seminar
Total Credits57

Studio with 2 hour oral comprehensive examination


The F400-level classes in these areas can be taken with additional requirements.

Note: Graduate students are required to be enrolled in a mentored teaching section while teaching.