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School Of Visual And Performing Arts Master’s Degrees

Shape a Career for Yourself in Studio and Graphic Design with an MFA Degree from Liberty

Turn your works of art into a rewarding career in studio, graphic, and digital design! Whether your dream is to become a graphic designer, illustrator, art critic, university professor, or even a user interface designer, Liberty has a graduate program for you. Our master’s degrees in visual and performing arts are designed for students who want to become leaders in the digital art industry.

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Available Degree Program

Master of Fine Arts

Our Master of Fine Arts degrees provide a creative atmosphere where you can develop professionally through various seminars, internships, exhibits, and real-world learning experiences in addition to your courses. Our degrees offer a community where evaluation, critique, and open exchange stimulate artistic excellence and innovation. Grow your unique artistic medium through our rigorous MFA coursework!


Why Choose Liberty’s Visual and Performing Arts Master’s Degree?

By earning a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in graphic design or studio art, you are setting yourself apart in the competitive digital design industry. An MFA is one of the highest academic achievements an artist can obtain. Get the recognition your work deserves while opening the door to more lucrative positions in design with Liberty’s visual and performing arts master’s degrees.

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School of Visual and Performing Arts Master’s Degree Information

Admission Requirements for Graduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed on a case-by-case basis, and all applicants must submit the following documents* and meet the minimum requirements for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Self-certification form for students in the final term of their bachelor’s degree
  • Current Liberty undergraduate students seeking preliminary acceptance into a graduate program must complete a graduation application through their ASIST account
  • A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with at least a 3.0 GPA for admission in good standing (2.5 to 2.99 may grant admission on caution)
  • Artist Statement (typed) – must include your artistic background, area(s) of specialty, and the intended direction of your work that provides context for your art and design. Must be submitted through SlideRoom in conjuncture with the portfolio

*Details on the pieces that must be included in your personal portfolio can be found on the individual MFA degree pages.