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How to Apply: Graduate Students

Application Requirements/Deadlines

The application and all requirements below must be submitted online, except for official transcripts, translation and evaluation of transcripts, and English proficiency test scores. Please review each graduate program's specifications and requirements. 


Deadlines

The application for Summer & Fall 2021 is open!

  • Priority Deadline: January 2

Current MassArt BFA students graduating in December can apply to the BFA/MA or BFA/MAT 4+1 program beginning in August. 

  • Deadline: September 15
Applications completed by the Priority Deadline will be considered for need-based and named scholarships. In order to be considered for need-based scholarships you must complete your FAFSA by February 1. The MassArt school code is 002180.
 

Applications received after the Priority Deadline will be reviewed on a rolling admissions basis at the discretion of the Graduate Admissions Committee and Program Coordinators. Applications after the Priority Deadline may still be considered for scholarships, depending on the availability of funds. Please contact the admissions office if you have any questions or concerns.


Complete Application

Please review requirements and specifications by program

      • • Application Form
      • • $90 Application fee
      • Statement of Purpose: A one-to-two page statement describing your reasons for applying to MassArt, the Master of Architecture program and the planned direction of your future work. Note any recent developments that support your decision to apply.
      • Resume: List professional accomplishments including exhibitions and awards, as well as professional or other activities that convey a sense of your commitment to a life in the arts.
      • Post-Secondary/College Transcripts (unofficial copies): Submit transcripts of all previous college level academic work. Transcripts must be translated into English for review. Students may submit unofficial copies for the application. Admitted students must submit official transcripts in order to enroll. Non-English transcripts will need to be submitted with an approved translation and evaluation.

        MassArt alumni and current students must request transcripts by emailing registrar@massart.edu. There is no fee for alums applying to MassArt Grad Programs.
      • Two Letters of Recommendation: Provide email addresses for two referees on the application form. Referees should be familiar with the work in your portfolio, your academics or your professional work ethic. When possible, at least one reference should be from a teacher with whom you have studied.
      • Portfolio: All Portfolios should be submitted digitally through the application.
        • • Applicants are expected to demonstrate an in-depth commitment to design and innovation in the arts. When reviewing applications, the Admissions Committee looks for personal direction and potential for future growth.
        • • Please submit your portfolio as 1 PDF. This should consist of 20-60 pages and can include: 5-10 project briefs, 20-25 images of recent work, or a combination of the two.
        • • Applicants with limited or without any previous Architecture experience: Consider submitting your innovative ideas in design, fine arts, or examples of design pieces, or sketches/drafts of buildings, environments or furniture. You may include any built social or community based projects that you actively participated in. The Admissions Committee is looking for creative, conceptual and technical skills that demonstrate your desire and ability to grow.
      • English Proficiency Scores: Students whose native language is not English are required to demonstrate proficiency  in written and spoken English.
      • Interview: Interviews are an important component of the MassArt Graduate Admissions process. After an initial review of applications, select candidates will be invited to interview with faculty.
      • Advanced Placement: Applicants seeking Advanced Placement in Track I or placement in Track II, are required to submit documentation of equivalencies for the Track I pre-professional courses, in order to complete their application.
      • • Application Form
      • • $90 Application fee
      • Statement of Purpose: A one-to-two page statement describing your reasons for applying to MassArt, the Master of Design Innovation program and the planned direction of your future work. Note any recent developments that support your decision to apply.
      • Resume: List professional accomplishments including exhibitions and awards, as well as professional or other activities that convey a sense of your commitment to a life in the arts.
      • Post-Secondary/College Transcripts (unofficial copies): Submit transcripts of all previous college level academic work. Transcripts must be translated into English for review. Students may submit unofficial copies for the application. Admitted students must submit official transcripts in order to enroll. Non-English transcripts will need to be submitted with an approved translation and evaluation.

        MassArt alumni and current students must request transcripts by emailing registrar@massart.edu. There is no fee for alums applying to MassArt Grad Programs.
      • Two Letters of Recommendation: Provide email addresses for two referees on the application form. Referees should be familiar with the work in your portfolio, your academics or your professional work ethic. When possible, at least one reference should be from a teacher with whom you have studied.
      • Portfolio: All Portfolios should be submitted digitally through the application.
        • • Applicants are expected to demonstrate an in-depth commitment to innovation and design. When reviewing applications, the Admissions Committee looks for personal direction and potential for future growth.
        • • Please submit your portfolio as 1 PDF. This should consist of 20-60 pages and can include 5-10 project briefs, 20-25 images of recent work, or a combination of the two.
      • English Proficiency Scores: Students whose native language is not English are required to demonstrate proficiency  in written and spoken English.
      • Interview: Interviews are an important component of the MassArt Graduate Admissions process. After an initial review of applications, select candidates will be invited to interview with faculty.
      • • Application Form
      • • $90 Application fee
      • Statement of Purpose: A one-to-two page statement describing your reasons for applying to MassArt, the MFA Design: Dynamic Media Institute program and the planned direction of your future work. Note any recent developments that support your decision to apply.
      • Resume: List professional accomplishments including exhibitions and awards, as well as professional or other activities that convey a sense of your commitment to a life in the arts.
      • Post-Secondary/College Transcripts (unofficial copies): Submit transcripts of all previous college level academic work. Transcripts must be translated into English for review. Students may submit unofficial copies for the application. Admitted students must submit official transcripts in order to enroll. Non-English transcripts will need to be submitted with an approved translation and evaluation.

        MassArt alumni and current students must request transcripts by emailing registrar@massart.edu. There is no fee for alums applying to MassArt Grad Programs.
      • Two Letters of Recommendation: Provide email addresses for two referees on the application form. Referees should be familiar with the work in your portfolio, your academics or your professional work ethic. When possible, at least one reference should be from a teacher with whom you have studied.
      • Portfolio: All Portfolios should be submitted digitally through the application.
        • • Applicants are expected to demonstrate an in-depth commitment to design and innovation in the arts. When reviewing applications, the Admissions Committee looks for personal direction and potential for future growth.
        • • Please submit your portfolio as 1 PDF. This should consist of 20-60 pages and can include: 5-10 project briefs, 20-25 images of recent work, or a combination of the two.
        • • Time-based media: You may submit up to 3 time-based pieces as separate items. Clips should be no longer than 3-5 minutes. Consider including any images of installation, site-specific projections, and/or stills as appropriate.
      • English Proficiency Scores: Students whose native language is not English are required to demonstrate proficiency  in written and spoken English.
      • Interview: Interviews are an important component of the MassArt Graduate Admissions process. After an initial review of applications, select candidates will be invited to interview with faculty.
      • Art History: MFA candidates should have completed a minimum of six semester credits of art history, including survey courses, in prior or undergraduate studies. Candidates who do not meet this requirement will be considered for admission, but, based on a student's transcript and professional experience, they may be required to complete six additional credits in art history, in courses approved by the College.
      • • Application Form
      • • $90 Application fee
      • Statement of Purpose: A one-to-two page statement describing your reasons for applying to MassArt, the MFA 2D program and the planned direction of your future work. Note any recent developments that support your decision to apply.
      • Resume: List professional accomplishments including exhibitions and awards, as well as professional or other activities that convey a sense of your commitment to a life in the arts.
      • Post-Secondary/College Transcripts (unofficial copies): Submit transcripts of all previous college level academic work. Transcripts must be translated into English for review. Students may submit unofficial copies for the application. Admitted students must submit official transcripts in order to enroll. Non-English transcripts will need to be submitted with an approved translation and evaluation.

        MassArt alumni and current students must request transcripts by emailing registrar@massart.edu. There is no fee for alums applying to MassArt Grad Programs.
      • Two Letters of Recommendation: Provide email addresses for two referees on the application form. Referees should be familiar with the work in your portfolio, your academics or your professional work ethic. When possible, at least one reference should be from a teacher with whom you have studied.
      • Portfolio: All Portfolios should be submitted digitally through the application. Please submit work as individual images/videos. Book format is discouraged as it detracts from the artwork.
        • • Applicants are expected to demonstrate an in-depth commitment to the arts. When reviewing applications, the Admissions Committee looks for personal direction and potential for future growth.
        • • 20-25 images of reproductions of recent work should be submitted, with captions that include title, medium, dimensions, date, and any other relevant information that you want the admissions committee to be aware of. Cross-disciplinary work that relates to your personal vision and artistic trajectory is encouraged.
        • • Time-based media: You may submit up to 3 time-based pieces. Clips should be no longer than 3-5 minutes. Consider including any images of installation, site-specific projections, and/or stills as appropriate.
      • English Proficiency Scores: Students whose native language is not English are required to demonstrate proficiency  in written and spoken English.
      • Interview: Interviews are an important component of the MassArt Graduate Admissions process. After an initial review of applications, select candidates will be invited to interview with faculty.
      • Art History: MFA candidates should have completed a minimum of six semester credits of art history, including survey courses, in prior or undergraduate studies. Candidates who do not meet this requirement will be considered for admission, but, based on a student's transcript and professional experience, they may be required to complete six additional credits in art history, in courses approved by the College.
      • • Application Form
      • • $90 Application fee
      • Statement of Purpose: A one-to-two page statement describing your reasons for applying to MassArt, the MFA 3D program and the planned direction of your future work. Note any recent developments that support your decision to apply.
      • Resume: List professional accomplishments including exhibitions and awards, as well as professional or other activities that convey a sense of your commitment to a life in the arts.
      • Post-Secondary/College Transcripts (unofficial copies): Submit transcripts of all previous college level academic work. Transcripts must be translated into English for review. Students may submit unofficial copies for the application. Admitted students must submit official transcripts in order to enroll. Non-English transcripts will need to be submitted with an approved translation and evaluation.

        MassArt alumni and current students must request transcripts by emailing registrar@massart.edu. There is no fee for alums applying to MassArt Grad Programs.
      • Two Letters of Recommendation: Provide email addresses for two referees on the application form. Referees should be familiar with the work in your portfolio, your academics or your professional work ethic. When possible, at least one reference should be from a teacher with whom you have studied.
      • Portfolio: All Portfolios should be submitted digitally through the application. Please submit work as individual images/videos. Book format is discouraged as it detracts from the artwork.
        • • Applicants are expected to demonstrate an in-depth commitment to the arts. When reviewing applications, the Admissions Committee looks for personal direction and potential for future growth.
        • • 20-25 images of reproductions of recent work should be submitted, with captions that include title, medium, dimensions, date, and any other relevant information that you want the admissions committee to be aware of. Cross-disciplinary work that relates to your personal vision and artistic trajectory is encouraged.
        • • Time-based media: You may submit up to 3 time-based pieces. Clips should be no longer than 3-5 minutes. Consider including any images of installation, site-specific projections, and/or stills as appropriate.
      • English Proficiency Scores: Students whose native language is not English are required to demonstrate proficiency  in written and spoken English.
      • Interview: Interviews are an important component of the MassArt Graduate Admissions process. After an initial review of applications, select candidates will be invited to interview with faculty.
      • Art History: MFA candidates should have completed a minimum of six semester credits of art history, including survey courses, in prior or undergraduate studies. Candidates who do not meet this requirement will be considered for admission, but, based on a student's transcript and professional experience, they may be required to complete six additional credits in art history, in courses approved by the College.
      • • Application Form
      • • $90 Application fee
      • Statement of Purpose: A one-to-two page statement describing your reasons for applying to MassArt, the MFA Fine Arts Low-Residency program and the planned direction of your future work. Note any recent developments that support your decision to apply.
      • Resume: List professional accomplishments including exhibitions and awards, as well as professional or other activities that convey a sense of your commitment to a life in the arts.
      • Post-Secondary/College Transcripts (unofficial copies): Submit transcripts of all previous college level academic work. Transcripts must be translated into English for review. Students may submit unofficial copies for the application. Admitted students must submit official transcripts in order to enroll. Non-English transcripts will need to be submitted with an approved translation and evaluation.

        MassArt alumni and current students must request transcripts by emailing registrar@massart.edu. There is no fee for alums applying to MassArt Grad Programs.
      • Two Letters of Recommendation: Provide email addresses for two referees on the application form. Referees should be familiar with the work in your portfolio, your academics or your professional work ethic. When possible, at least one reference should be from a teacher with whom you have studied.
      • Portfolio: All Portfolios should be submitted digitally through the application. Please submit work as individual images/videos. Book format is discouraged as it detracts from the artwork.
        • • Applicants are expected to demonstrate an in-depth commitment to the arts. When reviewing applications, the Admissions Committee looks for personal direction and potential for future growth.
        • • 20-25 images of reproductions of recent work should be submitted, with captions that include title, medium, dimensions, date, and any other relevant information that you want the admissions committee to be aware of. Cross-disciplinary work that relates to your personal vision and artistic trajectory is encouraged.
        • • Time-based media: You may submit up to 3 time-based pieces. Clips should be no longer than 3-5 minutes. Consider including any images of installation, site-specific projections, and/or stills as appropriate.
      • English Proficiency Scores: Students whose native language is not English are required to demonstrate proficiency  in written and spoken English.
      • Interview: Interviews are an important component of the MassArt Graduate Admissions process. After an initial review of applications, select candidates will be invited to interview with faculty.
      • Art History: MFA candidates should have completed a minimum of six semester credits of art history, including survey courses, in prior or undergraduate studies. Candidates who do not meet this requirement will be considered for admission, but, based on a student's transcript and professional experience, they may be required to complete six additional credits in art history, in courses approved by the College.
      • • Application Form
      • • $90 Application fee
      • Statement of Purpose: A one-to-two page statement describing your reasons for applying to MassArt, the MFA Film.Video program and the planned direction of your future work. Note any recent developments that support your decision to apply.
      • Resume: List professional accomplishments including exhibitions and awards, as well as professional or other activities that convey a sense of your commitment to a life in the arts.
      • Post-Secondary/College Transcripts (unofficial copies): Submit transcripts of all previous college level academic work. Transcripts must be translated into English for review. Students may submit unofficial copies for the application. Admitted students must submit official transcripts in order to enroll. Non-English transcripts will need to be submitted with an approved translation and evaluation.

        MassArt alumni and current students must request transcripts by emailing registrar@massart.edu. There is no fee for alums applying to MassArt Grad Programs.
      • Two Letters of Recommendation: Provide email addresses for two referees on the application form. Referees should be familiar with the work in your portfolio, your academics or your professional work ethic. When possible, at least one reference should be from a teacher with whom you have studied.
      • Portfolio: All Portfolios should be submitted digitally through the application. Please submit work as individual images/videos. Book format is discouraged as it detracts from the artwork.
        • • Applicants are expected to demonstrate an in-depth commitment to the arts. When reviewing applications, the Admissions Committee looks for personal direction and potential for future growth.
        • • Portfolio should include at least 3-5 time-based pieces, totaling no more than 30 minutes of viewing, as well as any images of installation, site-specific projections, and/or stills as appropriate. In addition to time-based media pieces, optional recent work in other media that relates directly to your personal vision, concerns as an artist, and creative trajectory will also be considered.
        • • Include title, medium, dimensions, date, and any other relevant information that you want the admissions committee to be aware of.
        • • Portfolios with no time-based work should consist of 20-25 images of recent work.
      • English Proficiency Scores: Students whose native language is not English are required to demonstrate proficiency  in written and spoken English.
      • Interview: Interviews are an important component of the MassArt Graduate Admissions process. After an initial review of applications, select candidates will be invited to interview with faculty.
      • Art History: MFA candidates should have completed a minimum of six semester credits of art history, including survey courses, in prior or undergraduate studies. Candidates who do not meet this requirement will be considered for admission, but, based on a student's transcript and professional experience, they may be required to complete six additional credits in art history, in courses approved by the College.
      • • Application Form
      • • $90 Application fee
      • Statement of Purpose: A one-to-two page statement describing your reasons for applying to MassArt, the MFA Photography program and the planned direction of your future work. Note any recent developments that support your decision to apply.
      • Resume: List professional accomplishments including exhibitions and awards, as well as professional or other activities that convey a sense of your commitment to a life in the arts.
      • Post-Secondary/College Transcripts (unofficial copies): Submit transcripts of all previous college level academic work. Transcripts must be translated into English for review. Students may submit unofficial copies for the application. Admitted students must submit official transcripts in order to enroll. Non-English transcripts will need to be submitted with an approved translation and evaluation.

        MassArt alumni and current students must request transcripts by emailing registrar@massart.edu. There is no fee for alums applying to MassArt Grad Programs.
      • Two Letters of Recommendation: Provide email addresses for two referees on the application form. Referees should be familiar with the work in your portfolio, your academics or your professional work ethic. When possible, at least one reference should be from a teacher with whom you have studied.
      • Portfolio: All Portfolios should be submitted digitally through the application. Please submit work as individual images/videos. Book format is discouraged as it detracts from the artwork.
        • • Applicants are expected to demonstrate an in-depth commitment to the arts. When reviewing applications, the Admissions Committee looks for personal direction and potential for future growth.
        • • 20-25 images of reproductions of recent work should be submitted, with captions that include title, medium, dimensions, date, and any other relevant information that you want the admissions committee to be aware of. Cross-disciplinary work that relates to your personal vision and artistic trajectory is encouraged.
        • • Time-based media: You may submit up to 3 time-based pieces. Clips should be no longer than 3-5 minutes. Consider including any images of installation, site-specific projections, and/or stills as appropriate.
      • English Proficiency Scores: Students whose native language is not English are required to demonstrate proficiency  in written and spoken English.
      • Interview: Interviews are an important component of the MassArt Graduate Admissions process. After an initial review of applications, select candidates will be invited to interview with faculty.
      • Art History: MFA candidates should have completed a minimum of six semester credits of art history, including survey courses, in prior or undergraduate studies. Candidates who do not meet this requirement will be considered for admission, but, based on a student's transcript and professional experience, they may be required to complete six additional credits in art history, in courses approved by the College.
    • This program is for current MassArt BFA students in Art Education.
      • • Application Form
      • Application Fee Waiver: Current students do not need to pay an application fee. Please email gradadmissions@massart.edu to request a waiver.
      • Statement of Purpose: A one-to-two page statement describing your reasons for applying to MassArt, the Master of Arts program and the planned direction of your future work. Note any recent developments that support your decision to apply.
      • Resume: List professional accomplishments including exhibitions and awards, as well as professional or other activities that convey a sense of your commitment to a life in the arts.
      • MassArt Transcript: Please request transcripts by emailing registrar@massart.edu. There is no fee for current students or alumni applying to MassArt Grad Programs.
      • Portfolio: All Portfolios should be submitted digitally through the application. Please submit work as individual images/videos. Book format is discouraged as it detracts from the artwork.
        • • Applicants are expected to demonstrate an in-depth commitment to education and the arts. When reviewing applications, the Admissions Committee looks for personal direction and potential for future growth.
        • • 20-25 images of reproductions of recent work should be submitted with captions that include title, medium, dimensions, date, and any other relevant information that you want the admissions committee to be aware of.
        • • Time-based media: You may submit up to 3 time-based pieces. Clips should be no longer than 3-5 minutes. Consider including any images of installation, site-specific projections, and/or stills as appropriate.
        • • Student work: Those with teaching experience are welcome to submit up to 5 images of student work. Be sure to indicate this in the description area, and provide a brief description of the assignment.
      • English Proficiency Scores: Students whose native language is not English are required to demonstrate proficiency  in written and spoken English.
      • Interview: Interviews are an important component of the MassArt Graduate Admissions process. After an initial review of applications, select candidates will be invited to interview with faculty.
      • MTEL: Teaching licensure in Massachusetts requires passing the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL). Candidates who are planning to seek licensure are encouraged to pass the MTEL tests in both 'Communications and Literacy Skills' and 'Visual Arts' before enrolling.
    • This program is for current MassArt BFA students in a program other than Art Education.

       

      Students should complete at least one of the following courses as part of their BFA program, prior to applying. All three must be complete prior to enrollment:

      AETE 200 Art and Human Development

      AETE 300 Seminar III: Issues and the Individual Learner

      AETE 307 Saturday Studios: Pre-Practicum I

      • • Application Form
      • Application Fee Waiver: Current students do not need to pay an application fee. Please email gradadmissions@massart.edu to request a waiver.
      • Statement of Purpose: A one-to-two page statement describing your reasons for applying to MassArt, the Master of Arts in Teaching program and the planned direction of your future work. Note any recent developments that support your decision to apply.
      • Resume: List professional accomplishments including exhibitions and awards, as well as professional or other activities that convey a sense of your commitment to a life in the arts.
      • MassArt Transcript: Please request transcripts by emailing registrar@massart.edu. There is no fee for current student or alumni applying to MassArt Grad Programs.
      • Two Letters of Recommendation: Provide email addresses for two referees on the application form. Referees should be familiar with the work in your portfolio, your academics or your professional work ethic. When possible, at least one reference should be from a teacher with whom you have studied.
      • Portfolio: All Portfolios should be submitted digitally through the application. Please submit work as individual images/videos. Book format is discouraged as it detracts from the artwork.
        • • Applicants are expected to demonstrate an in-depth commitment to education and the arts. When reviewing applications, the Admissions Committee looks for personal direction and potential for future growth.
        • • 20-25 images of reproductions of recent work should be submitted with captions that include title, medium, dimensions, date, and any other relevant information that you want the admissions committee to be aware of.
        • • Time-based media: You may submit up to 3 time-based pieces. Clips should be no longer than 3-5 minutes. Consider including any images of installation, site-specific projections, and/or stills as appropriate.
        • • Student work: Those with teaching experience are welcome to submit up to 5 images of student work. Be sure to indicate this in the description area, and provide a brief description of the assignment.
      • English Proficiency Scores: Students whose native language is not English are required to demonstrate proficiency  in written and spoken English.
      • Interview: Interviews are an important component of the MassArt Graduate Admissions process. After an initial review of applications, select candidates will be invited to interview with faculty.
      • MTEL: Teaching licensure in Massachusetts requires passing the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL). Candidates who are planning to seek licensure are encouraged to pass the MTEL tests in both 'Communications and Literacy Skills' and 'Visual Arts' before enrolling.
      • • Application Form
      • • $90 Application fee
      • Statement of Purpose: A one-to-two page statement describing your reasons for applying to MassArt, the Master of Arts in Teaching/Art Education program and the planned direction of your future work. Note any recent developments that support your decision to apply.
      • Resume: List professional accomplishments including exhibitions and awards, as well as professional or other activities that convey a sense of your commitment to a life in the arts.
      • Post-Secondary/College Transcripts (unofficial copies): Submit transcripts of all previous college level academic work. Transcripts must be translated into English for review. Students may submit unofficial copies for the application. Admitted students must submit official transcripts in order to enroll. Non-English transcripts will need to be submitted with an approved translation and evaluation.

        MassArt alumni and current students must request transcripts by emailing registrar@massart.edu. There is no fee for alums applying to MassArt Grad Programs.
      • Two Letters of Recommendation: Provide email addresses for two referees on the application form. Referees should be familiar with the work in your portfolio, your academics or your professional work ethic. When possible, at least one reference should be from a teacher with whom you have studied.
      • Portfolio: All Portfolios should be submitted digitally through the application. Please submit work as individual images/videos. Book format is discouraged as it detracts from the artwork.
        • • Applicants are expected to demonstrate an in-depth commitment to education and the arts. When reviewing applications, the Admissions Committee looks for personal direction and potential for future growth.
        • • 20-25 images of reproductions of recent work should be submitted with captions that include title, medium, dimensions, date, and any other relevant information that you want the admissions committee to be aware of.
        • • Time-based media: You may submit up to 3 time-based pieces. Clips should be no longer than 3-5 minutes. Consider including any images of installation, site-specific projections, and/or stills as appropriate.
        • • Student work: Those with teaching experience are welcome to submit up to 5 images of student work. Be sure to indicate this in the description area, and provide a brief description of the assignment.
      • English Proficiency Scores: Students whose native language is not English are required to demonstrate proficiency  in written and spoken English.
      • Interview: Interviews are an important component of the MassArt Graduate Admissions process. After an initial review of applications, select candidates will be invited to interview with faculty.
      • MTEL: Teaching licensure in Massachusetts requires passing the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL). Candidates who are planning to seek licensure are encouraged to pass the MTEL tests in both 'Communications and Literacy Skills' and 'Visual Arts' before enrolling.
      • • Application Form
      • • $90 Application fee
      • Statement of Purpose: A one-to-two page statement describing your reasons for applying to MassArt, the Master of Education program and the planned direction of your future work. Note any recent developments that support your decision to apply.
      • Resume: List professional accomplishments including exhibitions and awards, as well as professional or other activities that convey a sense of your commitment to a life in the arts.
      • Post-Secondary/College Transcripts (unofficial copies): Submit transcripts of all previous college level academic work. Transcripts must be translated into English for review. Students may submit unofficial copies for the application. Admitted students must submit official transcripts in order to enroll. Non-English transcripts will need to be submitted with an approved translation and evaluation.

        MassArt alumni and current students must request transcripts by emailing registrar@massart.edu. There is no fee for alums applying to MassArt Grad Programs.
      • Two Letters of Recommendation: Provide email addresses for two referees on the application form. Referees should be familiar with the work in your portfolio, your academics or your professional work ethic. When possible, at least one reference should be from a teacher with whom you have studied.
      • Portfolio: All Portfolios should be submitted digitally through the application. Please submit work as individual images/videos. Book format is discouraged as it detracts from the artwork.
        • • Applicants are expected to demonstrate an in-depth commitment to education and the arts. When reviewing applications, the Admissions Committee looks for personal direction and potential for future growth.
        • • 20-25 images of reproductions of recent work should be submitted with captions that include title, medium, dimensions, date, and any other relevant information that you want the admissions committee to be aware of.
        • • Time-based media: You may submit up to 3 time-based pieces. Clips should be no longer than 3-5 minutes. Consider including any images of installation, site-specific projections, and/or stills as appropriate.
        • • Student work: Those with teaching experience are welcome to submit up to 5 images of student work. Be sure to indicate this in the description area, and provide a brief description of the assignment.
      • English Proficiency Scores: Students whose native language is not English are required to demonstrate proficiency  in written and spoken English.
      • Interview: Interviews are an important component of the MassArt Graduate Admissions process. After an initial review of applications, select candidates will be invited to interview with faculty.
      • • Application Form
      • • $90 Application fee
      • Statement of Purpose: A one-to-two page statement describing your reasons for applying to MassArt, the Teacher Preparation Program and the planned direction of your future work. Note any recent developments that support your decision to apply.
      • Resume: List professional accomplishments including exhibitions and awards, as well as professional or other activities that convey a sense of your commitment to a life in the arts.
      • Post-Secondary/College Transcripts (unofficial copies): Submit transcripts of all previous college level academic work. Transcripts must be translated into English for review. Students may submit unofficial copies for the application. Admitted students must submit official transcripts in order to enroll. Non-English transcripts will need to be submitted with an approved translation and evaluation.

        MassArt alumni and current students must request transcripts by emailing registrar@massart.edu. There is no fee for alums applying to MassArt Grad Programs.
      • Two Letters of Recommendation: Provide email addresses for two referees on the application form. Referees should be familiar with the work in your portfolio, your academics or your professional work ethic. When possible, at least one reference should be from a teacher with whom you have studied.
      • Portfolio: All Portfolios should be submitted digitally through the application. Please submit work as individual images/videos. Book format is discouraged as it detracts from the artwork.
        • • Applicants are expected to demonstrate an in-depth commitment to education and the arts. When reviewing applications, the Admissions Committee looks for personal direction and potential for future growth.
        • • 20-25 images of reproductions of recent work should be submitted with captions that include title, medium, dimensions, date, and any other relevant information that you want the admissions committee to be aware of.
        • • Time-based media: You may submit up to 3 time-based pieces. Clips should be no longer than 3-5 minutes. Consider including any images of installation, site-specific projections, and/or stills as appropriate.
        • • Student work: Those with teaching experience are welcome to submit up to 5 images of student work. Be sure to indicate this in the description area, and provide a brief description of the assignment.
      • English Proficiency Scores: Students whose native language is not English are required to demonstrate proficiency  in written and spoken English.
      • Interview: Interviews are an important component of the MassArt Graduate Admissions process. After an initial review of applications, select candidates will be invited to interview with faculty.
      • MTEL: Teaching licensure in Massachusetts requires passing the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL). Candidates who are planning to seek licensure are encouraged to pass the MTEL tests in both 'Communications and Literacy Skills' and 'Visual Arts' before enrolling.
      • • Application Form
      • • $90 Application fee
      • Statement of Purpose: A one-to-two page statement describing your reasons for applying to MassArt, the PB Design: Dynamic Media Institute program and the planned direction of your future work. Note any recent developments that support your decision to apply.
      • Resume: List professional accomplishments including exhibitions and awards, as well as professional or other activities that convey a sense of your commitment to a life in the arts.
      • Post-Secondary/College Transcripts (unofficial copies): Submit transcripts of all previous college level academic work. Transcripts must be translated into English for review. Students may submit unofficial copies for the application. Admitted students must submit official transcripts in order to enroll. Non-English transcripts will need to be submitted with an approved translation and evaluation.

        MassArt alumni and current students must request transcripts by emailing registrar@massart.edu. There is no fee for alums applying to MassArt Grad Programs.
      • Two Letters of Recommendation: Provide email addresses for two referees on the application form. Referees should be familiar with the work in your portfolio, your academics or your professional work ethic. When possible, at least one reference should be from a teacher with whom you have studied.
      • Portfolio: All Portfolios should be submitted digitally through the application.
        • • Applicants are expected to demonstrate an in-depth commitment to design and innovation in the arts. When reviewing applications, the Admissions Committee looks for personal direction and potential for future growth.
        • • Please submit your portfolio as 1 PDF. This should consist of 20-60 pages and can include: 5-10 project briefs, 20-25 images of recent work, or a combination of the two.
        • • Time-based media: You may submit up to 3 time-based pieces as separate items. Clips should be no longer than 3-5 minutes. Consider including any images of installation, site-specific projections, and/or stills as appropriate.
      • Interview: Interviews are an important component of the MassArt Graduate Admissions process. After an initial review of applications, select candidates will be invited to interview with faculty.
      • • Application Form
      • • $90 Application fee
      • Statement of Purpose: A one-to-two page statement describing your reasons for applying to MassArt, the PB Photography program and the planned direction of your future work. Note any recent developments that support your decision to apply.
      • Resume: List professional accomplishments including exhibitions and awards, as well as professional or other activities that convey a sense of your commitment to a life in the arts.
      • Post-Secondary/College Transcripts (unofficial copies): Submit transcripts of all previous college level academic work. Transcripts must be translated into English for review. Students may submit unofficial copies for the application. Admitted students must submit official transcripts in order to enroll. Non-English transcripts will need to be submitted with an approved translation and evaluation.

        MassArt alumni and current students must request transcripts by emailing registrar@massart.edu. There is no fee for alums applying to MassArt Grad Programs.
      • Two Letters of Recommendation: Provide email addresses for two referees on the application form. Referees should be familiar with the work in your portfolio, your academics or your professional work ethic. When possible, at least one reference should be from a teacher with whom you have studied.
      • Portfolio: All Portfolios should be submitted digitally through the application. Please submit work as individual images/videos. Book format is discouraged as it detracts from the artwork.
        • • Applicants are expected to demonstrate an in-depth commitment to the arts. When reviewing applications, the Admissions Committee looks for personal direction and potential for future growth.
        • • 20-25 images of reproductions of recent work should be submitted, with captions that include title, medium, dimensions, date, and any other relevant information that you want the admissions committee to be aware of. Cross-disciplinary work that relates to your personal vision and artistic trajectory is encouraged.
        • • Time-based media: You may submit up to 3 time-based pieces. Clips should be no longer than 3-5 minutes. Consider including any images of installation, site-specific projections, and/or stills as appropriate.
      • English Proficiency Scores: Students whose native language is not English are required to demonstrate proficiency  in written and spoken English.
      • Interview: Interviews are an important component of the MassArt Graduate Admissions process. After an initial review of applications, select candidates will be invited to interview with faculty.

GRADUATE APPLICATION