Degree-specific Requirements

Studio Art and Design: MFA

​Art Education: M.A.Ed. 

Art Education: Ph.D.  

Art History: M.A. 

Art History: Ph.D.


Studio Art and Design: M.F.A

A three-year program offering concentrations in ceramics, drawing and painting, fabric design, interior design, jewelry and metalwork, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and art x.  Most students complete their Program of Study in three years, but it is possible to complete it in two years.

Statement of Intent

A brief statement, between 1-2 pages, in which the applicant describes why s/he is applying to the program, what experience has prepared him/her for the program, and what objectives s/he hopes to see met during and after the program is complete.

Resumé

A concise outline of the applicant’s educational and professional history.

20 Digital Images
 
3 Letters of Recommendation

Letters should be solicited from former professors or other art professionals. Recommenders can email letters to gradarts@uga.edu if needed, but contact information for all three recommenders must be entered into Slideroom.

Transcript

Two official transcripts from each degree-granting institution to should be mailed to:

   The University of Georgia Graduate School
   Terrell Hall, 210 S. Jackson St, Athens GA 30602

Official transcripts must be mailed directly from the degree-granting institution to the University of Georgia Graduate School. Transcripts issued to the student will not be accepted.

Standardized Tests:

GRE Scores are not required for the M.F.A. degree.

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is required of international applicants for all degrees for whom English is not their native tongue. Graduate School Minimum Requirements: IBT (internet-based) Total=80, Speak=20, Write=20

UGA institutional code for ETS reporting: 5813
Scores must be sent to Graduate Admissions directly by the responsible testing agency. Unofficial scores will not be accepted.

 


Art Education: M.A.Ed.

 
Statement of Intent

A brief statement, between 1-2 pages, in which the applicant describes why s/he is applying to the program, what experience has prepared him/her for the program, and what objectives s/he hopes to see met during and after the program is complete.

Resumé

A concise outline of the applicant’s educational and professional history.

20 Applicant/Student Digital Images

If you have no prior teaching experience, please submit Early Experiences.

3 Letters of Recommendation

Letters should be solicited from former professors or other art professionals. Recommenders can email letters to gradarts@uga.edu if needed, but contact information for all three recommenders must be entered into Slideroom.

Transcript

Two official transcripts from each degree-granting institution to should be mailed to:

   The University of Georgia Graduate School
   Terrell Hall, 210 S. Jackson St, Athens GA 30602

Official transcripts must be mailed directly from the degree-granting institution to the University of Georgia Graduate School. Transcripts issued to the student will not be accepted.

Standardized Tests

Applicants for the M.A.Ed. are required to submit scores for the GRE or Miller Analogies Test (MAT)

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is required of international applicants for all degrees for whom English is not their native tongue.

Graduate School Minimum Requirements: 
IBT (internet-based) Total=80, Speak=20, Write=20

UGA institutional code for ETS reporting: 5813
Scores must be sent to Graduate Admissions directly by the responsible testing agency. Unofficial scores will not be accepted. 


Art Education / Ph.D.  

 
Statement of Intent

A brief statement, between 1-2 pages, in which the applicant describes why s/he is applying to the program, what experience has prepared him/her for the program, and what objectives s/he hopes to see met during and after the program is complete.

Resumé

A concise outline of the applicant’s educational and professional history.

Master’s Thesis

Applicants should submit their M.A. thesis in the field of Art Education that reflects their interests and training to date in the field.

3 Letters of Recommendation

Letters should be solicited from former professors or other art professionals. Recommenders can email letters to gradarts@uga.edu if needed, but contact information for all three recommenders must be entered into Slideroom.

Transcript

Two official transcripts from each degree-granting institution to should be mailed to:

   The University of Georgia Graduate School
   Terrell Hall, 210 S. Jackson St, Athens GA 30602

Official transcripts must be mailed directly from the degree-granting institution to the University of Georgia Graduate School. Transcripts issued to the student will not be accepted.

Standardized Tests

Applicants for the Ph.D. in art education are required to submit scores for the GRE.

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is required of international applicants for all degrees for whom English is not their native tongue.

Graduate School Minimum Requirements:
IBT (internet-based) Total=80, Speak=20, Write=20

UGA institutional code for ETS reporting: 5813
Scores must be sent to Graduate Admissions directly by the responsible testing agency. Unofficial scores will not be accepted. 

 


 

Art History: M.A.

Statement of Intent

A brief statement, between 1-2 pages, in which the applicant describes why s/he is applying to the program, what experience has prepared him/her for the program, and what objectives s/he hopes to see met during and after the program is complete.

Resumé

A concise outline of the applicant’s educational and professional history.

Art History Paper

Applicants should include an academic paper on an art-historical subject that reflects their rhetorical skills, interests, and training to date in the field.

3 Letters of Recommendation

Letters should be solicited from former professors or other art professionals. Recommenders can email letters to gradarts@uga.edu if needed, but contact information for all three recommenders must be entered into Slideroom.

Transcript

Two official transcripts from each degree-granting institution to should be mailed to:

   The University of Georgia Graduate School
   Terrell Hall, 210 S. Jackson St, Athens GA 30602

Official transcripts must be mailed directly from the degree-granting institution to the University of Georgia Graduate School. Transcripts issued to the student will not be accepted.

Standardized Tests

Applicants for the M.A. in art history are required to submit scores for the GRE.

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is required of international applicants for all degrees for whom English is not their native tongue.

Graduate School Minimum Requirements:
IBT (internet-based) Total=80, Speak=20, Write=20

UGA institutional code for ETS reporting: 5813
Scores must be sent to Graduate Admissions directly by the responsible testing agency. Unofficial scores will not be accepted.


Art History: Ph.D.

 
Statement of Intent

A brief statement, between 1-2 pages, in which the applicant describes why s/he is applying to the program, what experience has prepared him/her for the program, and what objectives s/he hopes to see met during and after the program is complete.

Resumé

A concise outline of the applicant’s educational and professional history.

Master’s Thesis

Applicants should include a copy of their M.A. thesis as evidence of their rhetorical skills, academic interests, and training to date in the field.

3 Letters of Recommendation

Letters should be solicited from former professors or other art professionals. Recommenders can email letters to gradarts@uga.edu if needed, but contact information for all three recommenders must be entered into Slideroom.

Transcripts

Two official transcripts from each degree-granting institution to should be mailed to:

   The University of Georgia Graduate School
   Terrell Hall, 210 S. Jackson St, Athens GA 30602

Official transcripts must be mailed directly from the degree-granting institution to the University of Georgia Graduate School. Transcripts issued to the student will not be accepted.

Standardized Tests

Applicants for the Ph.D. in art history are required to submit scores for the GRE

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is required of international applicants for all degrees for whom English is not their native tongue.

Graduate School Minimum Requirements:
IBT (internet-based) Total=80, Speak=20, Write=20

UGA institutional code for ETS reporting: 5813
Scores must be sent to Graduate Admissions directly by the responsible testing agency. Unofficial scores will not be accepted.