Celebrate your creative spirt and your passion for handcrafted objects by enrolling in one of the nation's best master's degrees in Ceramics. It's right here, as part of Edinboro University's Master of Fine Arts program.
Edinboro's graduate Ceramics program has long been considered one of the top in the nation. U.S. News & World Report names Edinboro University's Master of Fine Arts degree one of the best, and GradReports ranked Edinboro's MFA program #1 in 2020 based on tuition, median salaries and achievement.
Edinboro's intensive three-year, 60-credit Master of Fine Arts in Ceramics is built on the University's solid foundation of excellence in the arts. You will be surrounded by other like-minded artists in a multidisciplinary, highly supportive environment.
You'll have the opportunity to consider Ceramics from a variety of perspectives, from traditional to contemporary. You'll also participate in intimate graduate seminars in art history, theory and criticism and contemporary practice.
The faculty and facilities of our nationally recognized Art Department ensure you both develop your artistic skills and find ways to make them marketable in our world.
Our alumni boast a record of excellence throughout the U.S. in the fields of art, academia and arts administration. All are prepared for lifelong research and routinely exhibit and publish their work in their specific field of study.
Edinboro University has been a NASAD-accredited (National Association of Schools of Art and Design) since 2007. The University just celebrated its 100th anniversary of instruction in the visual arts and art education.
Only a limited number of candidates are accepted into this prestigious program. That means you will work directly with our dedicated faculty every step of the way. You'll have 24-hour access to your own studio, where you can develop your artistic talents.
Your faculty advisor will help you design your plan of study, which includes 30 hours of studio coursework in your areas of specialization plus an additional 30 hours of graduate-level work in our residential program. You will mount a major studio exhibit before earning your MFA in Ceramics degree.
You'll receive funding through a full graduate assistantship with stipend and partial tuition waiver.
You'll thrive as an artist when you're surrounded by other creative talent at Edinboro
University. The Art Department has the widest array of studio offerings within the
Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and is a program of distinction at Edinboro.
View the portfolios from student competitions and faculty exhibits.
Immerse yourself in an exciting, artistic environment. Visiting artists provide inspiration,
student organizations offer support, and exceptional studio facilities enable you
to develop their own personal aesthetic.
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