Admission Requirements & Deadlines

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Application Deadline

The IAMD-PBC program admits students for the fall and spring terms only. Priority will be given to students whose applications and transcripts have been received by July 1 for fall admission and December 1 for spring admission. Students who miss the priority deadline may contact the program director via email to inquire if space is still available for the forthcoming term.

Admission Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university* in Art or Art Education
    A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university* in another discipline with a minimum of 9 credits of course work in studio Art and/or professional experience working in the field of art education or graphic design.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.00 for full admission, or 2.75 for conditional admission. All GPA calculations for admission are based upon the last 60 credits of undergraduate and post-baccalaureate study.
  • • For international students whose native language is not English, English competency must be certified by the achievement of a minimum of 550 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

*See Exceptions to Policy in Graduate Admissions

Applicants must submit the following admission materials to the Graduate Admissions Office:

  • A letter of intent: statement of your objectives
  • A current resumé


Non-immigrant international students: See additional admission information in International Graduate Admissions