Graduate Study

The graduate program of the Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design offers three degree programs at the Masters level:

    • Master of Arts in Art History
    • Master of Art Education
    • Master of Fine Arts in Studio

The Master of Fine Arts studio program offers concentrations in Ceramics, Drawing and Painting, Printmaking, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Photography, Sculpture, and Textiles.

The overarching goal of our graduate program is to conduct rigorous scholarly and studio based activities that foster challenging conceptual, technical and intellectual development. Our programs offer a professional training ground for artists, designers, art historians, and art teachers. These full time programs, encourage excellence through experimentation, cross-disciplinary pursuits and critical analyses of existing ideas about art and art history.

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Application deadlines for MFA Studio and MA Art History is January 17, 2017.
Application deadline for MAEd is April 1, 2017


Anthony Craig Drennen
Graduate Director
Ernest G. Welch of School & Design
10 Peachtree Center Ave, SE
Room 124 Arts & Humanities Bldg.
Atlanta, GA 30303
404.413.5256  adrennen@gsu.edu


MFA Poster 11 x 17 inch
Design Credit: Atena Masoudi

Graduate Programs  Prospective Graduate Students