Academics

DEGREE PROGRAMS


Bachelor of Arts

MAJOR: Art
Emphasis in Studio Art
Emphasis in Art History
BA Departmental Requirements
Wells Hall Reservation Documents

Bachelor of Fine Arts

MAJOR: Art
Emphasis in Studio Art
Emphasis in Museum Conservation
BFA Departmental Requirements
Wells Hall Reservation Documents

Minors

Art History
Museum Conservation
Art

Master of Arts

Emphasis in Art History
When applying choose ART from Intended
Major drop-down menu
MA Application Requirements
MFA-Handbook_Rev2019
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”