Below is an overview of general Graduate Division requirements for the MFA program. Graduate programs may have additional requirements, contact the program for details.

Total Credit RequirementsGenerally, a minimum of 60 credits is required. The MFA may be offered under either Plan A (thesis) or Plan B (non-thesis).
Credits for Courses Numbered 600 or AboveA minimum of 30 credits must be for courses at the 600 level and above. All other courses must be at the 300 level and above.
Culminating ExperienceIn general, a major performance, project or exhibition is required near the completion of the degree program.