Art (M.F.A.)


For more than forty years, the Department of Art and Art History has demonstrated its commitment to graduate education. Ours is the most comprehensive visual arts program in the Rocky Mountain West and one of the largest academic departments at CSU.

Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)

Areas of Study

  • Drawing
  • Fibers
  • Graphic design
  • Metalsmithing and jewelry
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture

Next Steps

Western Regional Graduate Program

As an eligible resident of a Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) member state or territory, you may be admitted to the on-campus format of this program, yet pay resident tuition rates. Only on-campus formats are WRGP eligible. Visit our WRGP webpage to learn about eligibility and the application process.


Coursework, credit requirements, and more information is available in the Colorado State University general catalog. Please contact your department representative with program-related questions.

Student Employment

Graduate students interested in employment positions (GTA, GRA, GSA appointments and hourly positions) should contact their advisor and their departmental graduate coordinator for the process to apply.

Financial Aid