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.
Starts March 12
In light of the continuing concerns about COVID-19 (coronavirus), all university-sponsored events on campus scheduled through May 10 are postponed or cancelled.
Starts March 13
COVID-19 updates from the University
Starts April 01
Feed-A-Bull Food Pantry for Students
- Monday, June 22, 2020
Art Alumna Mia Hollenback Shares Art and Community with Tiny Rain Bows Art Collective
- Friday, May 15, 2020
USF Studio Art Students Host Thesis Exhibition Online
- Thursday, May 7, 2020
USF Art Alumna Tina Piracci Leads Initiative to Supply Healthcare Workers with 3D-Printed Protective Gear
- Wednesday, July 8, 2020
USFCAM Receives $25,000 NEA Grant for 'Constant Storm: Art from Puerto Rico and the Diaspora'
- Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Andee Scott Cofounds “Dance in the Time of Coronavirus” Public Performance Series
- Monday, June 15, 2020
“Dose of Gratitude” Campaign Wins Prestigious Telly Award