Discover Our Academic Programs
Your love for art brought you here. You have stories you want to tell, ideas you can’t wait to try. You’re excited about exploring cultural and social issues through art. Here you’ll find the tools to take you there, because the USF School of Art & Art History has the community, curriculum, facilities and passion to support your goals and growth.
Master of Fine Arts
Areas of Study
Screenshot of a 3D animation student art project.
Performance art by MFA student, Bahareh Khoshooee, in the USF Contemporary Art Museum
Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts
Minors and Certificates
Student & Alumni Success
By providing hands-on education, real-world practice and mentoring, the USF College of The Arts offers students the opportunities they need to grow in their professions and pursue their passions. The stories below highlight the experiences and accomplishments of many students and alumni to help inspire you to take the next step in your own success story.
Always Something to Experience
The Arts at USF produces over 250 events each year, including concerts, performances, exhibitions, talks, conferences, masterclasses, and festivals — all open to students and the Tampa Bay community. Plan your next visit to experience the talent of our student and faculty productions, and enjoy work, discourse and public art by leading international artists and scholars.
Consisting of the Contemporary Art Museum — which houses USF's collections and exhibits international shows — and Graphicstudio, the renowned workshop engages in unique experimental art and education. The Institute for Research in Art is open to students and the public and always free.
- Wednesday, September 16, 2020
New digitally produced sculpture by USF associate professor McArthur Freeman celebrates African American history in Tampa Bay
- Thursday, July 30, 2020
USF Announces the We Got U-SF Scholarship & Waiver
- Tuesday, July 21, 2020
WUSF: Ahead Of Fall Semester, Colleges Gear Up For Classes During COVID-19
- Thursday, September 24, 2020
NPR: National Negro Opera Company House Named One Of The Most Endangered Places In U.S.
- Friday, September 18, 2020
Christian Marclay's Graphicstudio Edition Manga Scroll on Art21
- Wednesday, September 9, 2020
USF selects 23 research projects for funding in anti-racism effort including an exhibition of the work of photojournalist Griffith J. Davis at USF Contemporary Arts Museum opening in January 2021