Academics

DEGREE PROGRAMS


Master of Arts

Emphasis in Art History
When applying choose ART from Intended
Major drop-down menu
MA Application Requirements
2020 MA Art History Handbook
MA Departmental Requirements

Master of Fine Arts

Emphasis in Studio Art
When applying choose FINE ART from Intended
Major drop-down menu
MFA Application Requirements
MFA-Handbook_Rev2019
MFA Departmental Requirements
Wells Hall Reservation Documents

Graduate Certificate in
Museum Studies

Checksheet and Course Requirements

MA & MFA application Deadline:

January 20 for Fall Semester Entrance
Required application materials

  • GPA: 3.0 (international student TOEFL score:79)
  • Personal statement
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • MFA applicants: Portfolio containing 20 digital images of artwork.
    • NOTE: There is currently an error in the Application system that instructs applicants to upload portfolios to Slideroom. This is incorrect. Simply upload a pdf using the “upload documents” button
  • To apply, go to: https://gradschool.nmsu.edu/how-to-apply/
    • For the MFA, for ‘Intended Major’ click on “Fine Art”
    • For the MA, for ‘Intended Major’ click on “Art”