What you will learn
The Graphic Design MFA program offered at University of Memphis explores critical issues facing the field of contemporary visual communications using design criticism and studio research as a comprehensive platform for investigation. Within the framework of a 60 credit-hour (3 years) degree program, structured coursework is balanced by individual study opportunities. Critical, theoretical and studio research culminates in a visual and written thesis focusing on a specific visual communication problem. Our design program emphasizes leadership in design education and professional practice. Whether preparing for a teaching career or a return to professional practice, our candidates emerge as more insightful and responsible designers.
- Graphic Design
- Problems Graphic Design
- Visual Communication Research
- Graduate Studio Sem
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesDesign Art History Graphic Design View 395 other Masters in Art History in United States
- Portfolio: Approval by the area graduate committee of the applicant’s creative work as specified below: 20-30 images in a powerpoint presentation, of original and/or printed works. Submission of original work may be requested.
- Letters of recommendation: Letters from two persons familiar with the applicant’s creative activity but who are not members of the area graduate committee. If applying for a teaching assistantship, each recommendation should contain reference to the applicant’s teaching ability. Graphic design applicants are required to submit two letters of reference.
- Statement: A brief, personal statement of professional ambitions, intended concentration area, other special creative interests, and outline of previous professional experience. Please include current and permanent e-mail address, mailing address, and phone numbers.
International11088 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5544 USD per semester during 36 months.
National8676 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4338 USD per semester during 36 months.
In-State6252 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3126 USD per semester during 36 months.
Living costs for Memphis
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