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Graduate Programs

 

Studio Art

Graduate Officer, Jeffrey Abt,  Professor of Art jeffrey.abt@wayne.edu

Master of Fine Arts:  with a major in Art and a concentration in Ceramics, Drawing, Fibers, Graphic Design, Metalsmithing, Painting, Photography, Printmaking or Sculpture.

Master of Arts:  with a major in Art and a concentration in Ceramics, Drawing, Fibers, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Industrial Design, Metalsmithing, Painting, Photography, Printmaking or Sculpture.

Graduate Programs Handbook
Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA) Application Form
 

Art History

Graduate Advisor, Margaret Franklin, Associate Professor of Art History  ai4589@wayne.edu

Master of Arts:  with a major in Art History.

 

Fashion Design and Merchandising

Graduate Advisor, Rayneld Johnson, Lecturer rayneld.johnson@wayne.edu or 313.577.3318

Master of Arts:  with a major in Fashion Design and Merchandising.  For admission requirements please click on the links in the Advising section below.

Graduate Programs Handbook
Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA) Application Form
Graduate School's site for masters thesis information

PLEASE NOTE:  ALL OF THE DEPARTMENT GRADUATE HANDBOOKS ARE IN THE PROCESS OF BEING UPDATED.

THE APPLICATION PROCESS IS NOW ONLINE AT THE OFFICE OF GRADUATE ADMISSIONS. PLEASE READ BELOW.

 

Advising

Plan of Work
Change of Plan of Work
Tuition and Map
Graduate School's site for masters thesis information

 

Apply to the Art and Art History Department Graduate Program:

1.  Complete the WSU online graduate application visit www.gradapply.wayne.edu

Office of Graduate Admissions
Wayne State University
5057 Woodward Ave., Suite 6000
Detroit, MI 48202 USA
Telephone: 313-577-3577 Fax: 313-577-0131

For admission consideration, submit the completed application, official transcripts, application fee, and other materials as directed.

The art department has two application deadlines: October 1 (for study beginning in January) and February 1 (for study beginning in August). The department deadlines supersede any other published deadline.

The department deadline for Graduate Teaching Assistantships is February 1. The department has six GTAs: one in art history, one in fashion design and merchandising, one in ceramic/fibers/metals, and three shared between the remaining studio art and design concentrations. Please Note: the department is transitioning from a paper to a digital application process. For this reason, please download the GTA application form (here), print and complete the form, and either send it to the department via US Mail or submit it by email to jeffrey.abt@wayne.edu with a copy to ab3669@wayne.edu

For all applications completed by the deadline, the applicant will receive a notification letter stating the department’s decision. The notification letter will be sent within 4 to 6 weeks from the application deadline.