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A fine arts education will vary depending on the interests and skills of the students. Some program specializations include photography, dance, theater, ceramics, music, graphic design, illustration, digital media and sculpture. Instruction often includes both classroom lecture and studio practice.
The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.
Being the Capital city of Massachusetts, Boston is highly metropolitan and home to over 6 million people. It is a center of education with over 100 colleges and universities to attend.
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The Dual Degree program is a unique dual degree program offered in conjunction with Tufts University. This demanding program is specifically designed... [+]
Dual Degree Program BFA + BA/BS
Since 1876, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston has been educating artists by providing them with the respect and freedom they need to develop.
At SMFA, you'll find exceptional teachers who are expert mentors as well as working artists. You'll find cutting-edge art-making, enviable relationshipswith our degree-granting partner institution Tufts University and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and an extraordinary heritage of launching great artists.
Each of our programs has its own emphasis, but each resounds with the intensity that comes from the exploration of ideas by a community of nearly1,000 artists.The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston currently offers:... [-]
The one-year Post-Baccalaureate Certificate offers an intensive year of studio art study and practice, closely advised and supported by SMFA faculty. The... [+]
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program
The one-year Post-Baccalaureate Certificate offers an intensive year of studio art study and practice, closely advised and supported by SMFA faculty. The program is ideal for students who have completed a bachelor’s degree and want to immerse themselves in intensive studio artmaking.Whether you have recently graduated or are changing careers, the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate provides excellent preparation for graduate degree study in art or for professional practice as an artist. You design an individualized studio art curriculum. You may experiment across media or focus intensely on one discipline. SMFA faculty will provide you with instruction, support, advice and encouragement throughout your course of study. In frequent individual consultations, instructors will critique your work and guide your development. Every week, you’ll come together with your classmates in a seminar that guides your progress, builds camaraderie and fosters artistic growth. You’ll also go on field trips and attend lectures by visiting artists, museum curators, gallery directors, collectors and critics.In your independent studio work you’ll develop your art and your process. Each semester, you’ll present the accumulated work of that semester to be assessed for studio credits at Review Boards.The Post-Baccalaureate program attracts applicants from a wide range of backgrounds. Some Post- Baccalaureate students are recent college graduates seeking a year of intensive studio education before beginning independent work as artists. Others come to initiate professional art practice after working in a different field.Still others are working artists whoseek to expand their skills or explore new media.Completion of the Post- Baccalaureate Certificate... [-]
The BFA program provides the opportunity to combine an in-depth, rigorous liberal arts education at Tufts University with intensive studio arts training at SMFA... [+]
Bachelor of Fine Arts
The BFA program provides the opportunity to combine an in-depth, rigorous liberal arts education at Tufts University with intensive studio arts training at SMFA. Students are considered to be fully enrolled at both schools, and graduate with a BFA degree from Tufts University. A wide array of art history courses taught by Tufts faculty are offered on the SMFA campus, allowing you to begin your academic studies while enrolled in a concentrated studio program. The studio curriculum in the BFA program is entirely elective; you are free to select the courses, faculty members and community resources deemed most important to your artistic development.Students in the Tufts BFA program who are interested in becoming an art teacher can apply to the MAT program in Art Education. This rigorous path of study is well-suited for artists who are interested in urban education and teaching in multicultural environments. Graduates of the BFA + MAT earn a degree from Tufts and are highly qualified for positions in the teaching field.In the BFA program, students complete 76 credits of studio art, plus 14 academic courses:... [-]