seeking admission to graduate study within the Department of Art must
meet the general admission standards and adhere to academic policies
established by the School of Graduate Studies and Research at IUP.
These specific policies of the School of Graduate Studies and Research are described in the Graduate Catalog.
applicant must either be a graduate of an accredited BSEd in Art
Education or equivalent degree program or be judged to possess the
necessary prerequisite studio proficiency. Admission into the MA in Art,
Art Education Track of the Department of Art is based on the nature,
extent, and quality of preparation in studio, art teaching, contemporary
art theory, and other academic subjects. If an applicant is deemed to
be deficient in any of these particular areas, the graduate committee
may require satisfactory completion of certain undergraduate courses.
inquiries about the graduate art program and to schedule a visit,
please contact the Department of Art graduate coordinator Susan
Palmisano at email@example.com.
All application information can be requested by visiting Graduate Admissions. You may also contact the School of Graduate Studies and Research by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 724-357-2222.
1. Application form and fee
2. Official transcripts (include all undergraduate/graduate coursework)
4. Artist/goal statement (one page) articulating your professional goals and curricular research interests.
Two letters of recommendation. These letters should be written by
professional artists or educators in the arts with whom the applicant
has recently studied or worked and who can assess the applicant's studio
and/or scholastic competencies.
of the application materials must be received by the School of Graduate
Studies and Research before a review of materials can take place.
Although summer term is the preferred start for this program,
applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year.
You can apply now for this program, which will begin summer 2019.