About the Program Photography (MFA, MA)
Barry University is characterized by a nurturing environment in which creative visual artists use the ever-expanding photographic medium. Emphasis is placed upon creativity and originality, encouraging the students to develop portfolios possessing the same diversity and uniqueness as each of the artists creating them.
Individuals who have advanced skills in photography and who enjoy the challenge of stimulating creative and technical photographic activity should consider pursuing a graduate degree in photography. Barry University offers two graduate degrees in photography:, the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) and the Master of Arts (MA).
The MFA degree is the standard academic credential needed to teach photography at the university level. This program requires a minimum of 66 credit hours to complete, as well as a written thesis and a solo thesis exhibition.
The MA requires 36 credit hours to complete and an exhibition of your work.