Contact Info

          Lee Rexrode, MFA, Graduate Program Head
          East Hall, 111
          Edinboro, PA 16444
          Phone: (814) 732-2309

          MA in Studio Art

          The MA in Art is a non-terminal, 30-credit professional degree that provides advanced studio training and discourse. The program is designed for art teachers and post-baccalaureate students who are preparing for an MFA program of study. Students in the Art concentration may focus in any of five studio disciplines (Ceramics, Metals, Painting, Printmaking, and Sculpture), and study alongside students enrolled in the MFA program.

          Application Requirements:

          1. Complete the online application.

          2. Pay an application fee of $30

          3. Provide an official transcript verifying an earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.

          4. Submit a letter of intent (If applying for the studio, please indicate the main medium of interest; Ceramics, Metals/Jewelry, Painting, Printmaking or Sculpture)

          5. Three letters of reference. These should include at least two faculty members the applicant had as instructors for undergraduate or graduate art courses.

          6. Submit the required portfolio of 10 images of recent studio work using the Edinboro SlideRoom account found at Include title, media, size, and date of each image. These must be submitted on or before the application deadline.

          7. A personal interview if notified by the department.

          (No application deadline)

          MA Studio Art Fact Sheet