Join our creative community and take your art practice to the next level.
Our MFA in Art is a 60 semester-unit graduate degree that embraces the multiplicity of
artistic expression enhanced with graduate-level critical art history / global cultures
courses. This terminal degree is designed to engage artists from a diverse range of
backgrounds and experiences, our graduate student community encourages intense
experimentation with the freedom to work in any medium or range of materials and
- MFA students enjoy field trips and special projects such as group exhibitions, public art and community-based projects in the Inland Empire and Los Angeles art communities, as well as numerous visiting art professionals throughout the year.
- There are internships, paid student assistantships, and paid teaching assistant positions available, with opportunities to teach undergraduate lower-division studio classes that are also paid positions.
- MFA students engage in comprehensive professional development and leave the program ready to launch their careers as college professors, artists, critics, curators, teachers, community leaders, and more.
The flexibility of the MFA program allows for artists from all paths to elevate their art
practice to a professional level with encouraging support and mentorship from a wide
range of award-winning faculty.
MFA Studio Art students may choose a dedicated studio space or work from a personal
studio with full access to all of our facilities. MFA student may engage in some
distanced learning as needed, in consultation with their Professor.