"At Marywood my passion for the arts was nourished in a stimulating creative studio environment by skilled faculty who encouraged exploration into new directions."

Karen Reid

Studio Artist
(MA Sculpture, Marywood University)

Graduate Programs

The Master of Arts 36-credit Visual Arts program is intended for graduates of schools and departments of art/art education who want to develop their talents as studio artists. Study with outstanding practitioners in these fields acts as springboard for further professional growth and education. The Master of Arts in Art Therapy is a 60-credit program that follows guidelines for art therapy training recommended by the American Art Therapy Association.

The Master of Fine Arts is a 60-credit program designed to provide professional emphasis for persons with an intense commitment to their art who intend to become serious professional artists and/or would like to teach at the college level. There are four areas of concentration: 2-D, 3-D, Graphic Design, and Illustration. In the 2-D area, students may work in the following media: painting, photography, or printmaking. In the 3-D area, students may concentrate in ceramics or sculpture, working with a variety of media.

Master of Arts (MA)

Art Education
Art Therapy
Studio Art

  • Clay
  • Sculpture
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Photography

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Graphic Design *
Illustration *
Visual Arts

  • Clay
  • Sculpture
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Photography

* "Get Your Masters with the Masters" MFA for Working Professionals and Educators in Graphic Design & Illustration