The Master of Visual Arts (MA) degree is a 1 - 2 year degree, with both thesis- and non-thesis options, designed for students with an undergraduate degree in art or design who want to relate their own practice to historical or contemporary theory and practice. It encourages a relationship between technical excellence in the studio and the conceptual aspirations of the discipline. This degree is typically open to applicants with a first degree in visual arts, or with experience or an approved degree in an allied field acceptable to the department.
Master's students in visual arts can purse graduate visual arts majors is a broad range of fields of study such as
Drawing and Painting
Visual Arts Studies
Part- and full-time study options, along with various delivery modes - residential programs, distance education programs and online programs - are also available. North American Master's programs in visual arts welcome foreign students. However, fluency in spoken and written English is critically important.
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Academy Of Art University
Academy of Art University, founded in 1929 by artists for artists, is the nation's largest accredited, private art and design university with over 18,000 students.