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Undergraduate Programs

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Combined Degree (BFA+ BA/BS)

Duration
4 years (Full-Time) 4.5 - 5 years (Full-Time)
Entry Term
Fall Fall
Graduation Requirements
  • Earn a minimum of 120 semester hour units (SHUs*)
  • Complete 76 SHUs of studio coursework and 42 SHUs of Liberal Arts Distribution requirements
  • Satisfy the residency requirement
  • Complete 76 SHUs of studio coursework, 15 SHUs of art history and 42 SHUs of Liberal Arts Distribution requirements
  • 10-12 courses of Major
  • Satisfy the residency requirement
Minimum Prior Educational Experience Required
High School Diploma or equivalent High School Diploma or equivalent

Graduate Programs

 

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Master of Fine Arts

Master of Arts in Teaching

Duration
1 year (Full-Time) 2 years (Full-Time) 12-months
Entry Term
Fall Fall Summer
Graduation Requirements
2 Full-Time semesters including 14 SHUs of studio art and 3 grad seminars
  • 4 Full-Time semesters including 36 SHUs of studio art and 3 graduate seminars
  • Thesis
  • 3 education classes in summer
  • 8 SHUs of studio coursework and 2 art classes in the fall
  • student-teaching internship that includes weekly seminar
  • art curriculum development course in the spring
Minimum Prior Educational Experience Required
Bachelor's Degree Bachelor's Degree Bachelor's Degree

Continuing Education

 

Illustration Certificate

Graphic Design Certificate

Dual Certificate in Graphic Design & Illustration

Studio Diploma Certificate

Duration
2-3 years
Part-Time**
2-3 years
Part-Time**
3-4 years
Part-Time**
2.5 years Full-Time
5 years Part-Time
Entry Term
Fall, Spring or Summer Fall, Spring or Summer Fall, Spring or Summer Fall or Spring
Graduation Requirements
10 courses 10 courses 15 courses 68 SHUs
Minimum Prior Educational Experience Required
High School Diploma or equivalent High School Diploma or equivalent High School Diploma or equivalent High School Diploma or equivalent

*Semester Hour Units (SHUs) is the credit-hour system used by Tufts and most universities in the United States.

**Full-Time study possible with approval.