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Visual Art Graduate Programs

Whether you want to gain in-depth knowledge and professional competence in 2D or 3D Visual Art, or focus on art education, Lander's Visual Art graduate degree programs offer the practical preparation you need.


MAT, Visual Art K-12

The Lander MAT degree targets exceptional art students who aspire to be accomplished artists and educators. Students who pursue an undergraduate BFA degree from Lander will have the unique opportunity to begin taking MAT courses in their senior year. Upon graduation, graduates are certified to teach K-12 Art in South Carolina and enter the workforce at a master’s level salary. Graduates will be prepared to seek additional advanced degrees, including an MFA and/or Ph.D. Prospective applicants interested in this degree path should seek advising as soon as possible.


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MFA, Visual Art

The MFA program at Lander University is an advanced graduate degree program with a focus in studio art. This rigorous studio-based program is designed to challenge students with new and innovative approaches to materials and techniques while fostering growth within their chosen area of specialization. Students gain in-depth knowledge and professional competence in one or more disciplines through inquiry, investigation, and studio practice. In addition, students are encouraged to consider the relationship between multiple disciplines.  


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