Graduate Programs

The Department of Art and Design offers a comprehensive graduate curriculum leading to a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Studio Art and Design; and a Master of Arts in Art (Creative) and Art History (MA) with concentrations in Art History, and Critical & Curatorial Studies. A Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) in Art Education is offered in the College of Education. 

Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Studio Art and Design;

Master of Arts (MA) concentration in Art History;
Master of Arts (MA) concentration in Critical & Curatorial Studies;

For the complete guide to the Graduate School please visit their website. All candidates for admission to graduate programs must complete the online application.


For admission and scholarship information contact Theresa Berbet, Academic Coordinator, Senior, at tberbet@louisville.edu.

  • For more information about the graduate program in Studio Art please email Ying Kit Chan, Professor | Director of Graduate Studies for Studio Art.
    • For more information about the graduate program in Art History please email Christopher Fulton, Associate Professor | Director of Graduate Studies for Art History.
      • For more information about the graduate program in Critical & Curatorial Studies please email Chris Reitz, Assistant Professor | Director of Galleries | Director of Graduate Studies for Curatorial Studies.