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Interdisciplinary Media Arts (MFA)

Interdisciplinary Media Arts (MFA)

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The Master of Fine Arts in Interdisciplinary Media Arts program has been developed to equip practicing artists and designers with the competitive advantage for careers in a variety of art and design fields through innovative integration of media.

Master of Fine Arts (MFA) offered in On-campus and Online formats.

The move away from specializing in one specific medium in the visual arts began over a decade ago, and the emergence of new media and blending of the digital with traditional media continues.  The 2-year MFA in Interdisciplinary Media Arts is a terminal degree in the fields of art and design that integrates contemporary artistic practice with studies in art, design, and media production, history, and theory.

The Master of Fine Arts in Interdisciplinary Media Arts 48-hour, terminal degree program prepares professionals from a variety of art and design backgrounds with the most up-to-date media, history and theory. Students in this terminal degree program spend a first year exploring interdisciplinary approaches to making media as an artistic practice while becoming familiar with the contemporary media art landscape. The second year is dedicated to their own final portfolio and thesis report. Graduates are credentialed to teach at the college-level or work as professionals in the field.