Future Graduate Students

MFA Program Attributes

MFA Program Attributes

  • Opportunity to strengthen linkages between art and design practice and another field or fields of inquiry
  • Access to resources only available at a tier-one research university
  • Integration of creative work and research
  • Mentorship by faculty from the School and from U-M in fields beyond art and design
  • Supported international travel and study
  • Individual studios in Faculty/Graduate Student Studio facility
  • Full involvement with visiting artists/designers who come each week as part of the Stamps Distinguished Visitors Series, and each semester as part of the Witt Fellowships.
  • Strategic, individualized professional development and transition funding

Successful applicants will:

  • Hold a bachelors degree (in any field)
  • Demonstrate a current active engagement with interdisciplinary inquiry
  • Have substantive life experience to draw on in charting new directions for creative practice
  • Identify faculty at Stamps and within the university with whom to work