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Great careers begin with applying every fiber of your being to your work. Whether your passion is digital, studio, musical, or performing art, you'll showcase your talent and prepare for your great career.

Undergraduate

digital media - undergrad
Animation & Game Arts
BFA

Earn your degree in animation: The BFA for animation and game arts integrates digital art, technology, animation, multimedia, 2D/3D design, web design, and virtual reality.

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art ed - undergrad
Art Education
BFA

Centered on studio practice, the art education major is a professional degree that prepares you for elementary or secondary school teaching and other learning environments.

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art history
Art History
BA

Major in art history. Explore art, architecture, and culture. Develop your visual skills. Prepare for careers in appraisal, museums, conservation, management, and more.

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drawing-undergrad
Drawing
BFA

The BFA in Art + Design - Drawing offers professional, studio-based training in the arts. Learn fundamental skills and contemporary practices through courses in representation, human figure, architecture, perspective, mixed media, abstraction, time-based media, installation, and more.

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Fashion Design
BFA

As a fashion design major, you’ll focus your creativity, develop technical skills, and prepare for careers in apparel design, manufacturing, and the retailing industry.

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graphic design - undergrad
Graphic Design
BFA

Pursue your BFA in graphic design. Create art with a purpose: learn to communicate visually and work within the context of the message, the audience, and the technology.

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illustration - undergrad
Illustration
BFA

Your studies will focus on the understanding and application of meaning as it applies to visual communication. You'll explore the art of telling a story through images.

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Rosie Amato Bauer, integrated studio arts - undergrad
Integrated Studio Arts
BFA

The BFA in Art + Design: Integrated Studio Arts is designed for art and design students interested in developing and combining skills across the visual arts.

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Heather Dowrey - Spring 2019
Interior Architecture + Design
BS

Prepare for a career in interior design with a BS in Interior Architecture + Design. The interior design major offers state-of-the-art design technology, interior design internships, and opportunities to build your portfolio.

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CVPA Music
Music
BA

The BA in Music provides opportunities for intensive study in applied music, performance, the history of music, music education, theory, and music from diverse cultures including jazz and world music.

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music education
Music Education
BA

CVPA’s Music Education program is approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education, leading to the Initial License to teach. It takes a global approach to music education, emphasizes instrumental and vocal training, and prepares you to conduct student ensembles.

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painting - undergraduate
Painting
BFA

The BFA in Art + Design: Painting offers a professional, studio-based education with a focus on fundamental skills and contemporary practices: form, color, space, concept development, the human figure, mixed media, abstraction, and installation.

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photography - undergrad
Photography
BFA

Pursue your BFA in Art + Design: Photography to explore traditional and digital techniques and photographic imagery in all contexts. Prepare for a professional career; develop your vision and expressive communication.

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CVPA Printmaking
Printmaking
BFA

The BFA in Art + Design: Printmaking offers professional, studio-based training in printmaking. Learn fundamental techniques and explore contemporary practices: silkscreen, etching, lithography, relief, monotype, photo processes.

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sculpture - undergrad
Sculpture
BFA

In the BFA in Art + Design: Sculpture program, you will discover the possibilities of contemporary sculpture, explore theory and practice, develop your skills, and gain experience in 3D art-making approaches and genres.

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Graduate

ceramics - grad
Ceramics
MFA

MFA Ceramics: the MFA in Artisanry - Ceramics offers the opportunity for concentrated studio work involving technical and conceptual challenges.

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digital media - grad
Digital Media
MFA

The Visual Design MFA – in Digital Media at UMass Dartmouth is a 60-credit, 2- to 3-year program of study, encouraging students to explore visual communication in a broad sense.

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drawing - grad
Drawing
MFA

The MFA in Drawing is a 60-credit, 2- to 3-year program of study allowing you to pursue observational and multi-media works on paper and other surfaces. The MFA signifies an artist's capacity to work independently and professionally.

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fibers - grad
Fibers
MFA

The MFA in Artisanry - Fibers is a 60 credit, 2- to 3-year program of study: an opportunity for concentrated studio work in two- or three-dimensional structures, garments, costume, functional or non-functional work.

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graphic design - grad
Graphic Design
MFA

The Visual Design MFA in Graphic Design is a 60-credit, 2- to 3-year program of study, encouraging students to explore traditional, time-based, and interactive media.

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illustration - grad
Illustration
MFA

The Visual Design MFA in Illustration at UMass Dartmouth is a 60-credit, 2- to 3-year program of study that encourages students to attain higher levels of personal artistic development.

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jewelry - grad
Jewelry/Metals
MFA

The MFA in Artisanry - Jewelry/Metals is a 60 credit, 2- to 3-year program of concentrated studio work. Students pursue individual interests, including fabrication of jewelry and utilitarian and sculptural objects, and develop the skills for a productive artistic career.

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painting-grad
Painting
MFA

The MFA in Painting is a 60-credit, 2- to 3-year program for students who wish to advance their creative exploration and professional development. The MFA signifies an artist's capacity to work independently and professionally.

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photography - grad
Photography
MFA

The Visual Design MFA in Photography is a 60-credit, 2- to 3-year program with a focus on new technologies and design theory. Students advance in their professional practice and attain a high level of artistic development.

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Andy - Printmaking MFA
Printmaking
MFA

The MFA in Printmaking is a 60-credit, 2- to 3-year program that advances your artistic growth, develops your creative vision, and challenges you to explore the interdependence of idea to medium. The MFA signifies an artist's ability to work independently and with distinction.

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sculpture grad
Sculpture
MFA

The MFA in Sculpture is a 60-credit, 2- to 3-year program designed to prepare students for a professional commitment to their art and the evolution of a personal voice. Advance your development as an artist, practitioner, educator, and interpreter of our times.

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Post-baccalaureate Certificate

Textile Design
Artisanry
Post-baccalaureate Certificate (PBC)

The graduate certificate in Artisanry is a one-year, 9 credit program for students who want to extend their learning by focusing on studio development.

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design - pbc
Design
Post-baccalaureate Certificate (PBC)

Develop in various design fields, including illustration, graphic design, animation, and game arts.

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Amanda Kralovic - Fine Arts
Fine Arts
Post-baccalaureate Certificate (PBC)

The graduate certificate in Fine Arts is a one-year, 9 credit program for artists who have earned a BFA or BA and seek immersion in an academic/studio environment, to prepare to apply to graduate school or to launch a professional career.

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Contact

Jason Loete

Director of Recruitment, Retention & Student Success
College of Visual & Performing Arts

508-910-6635  ikndsd?tl`rrc-dct

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