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CCFA Graduate Studies

The College of Communication and Fine Arts offers a variety of master's and doctoral degrees. Graduate students are admitted to the University of Memphis through a cooperative effort of the Office of Admissions, the Graduate School and the departments, colleges and schools of the University.

Anyone with a bachelor's or master's degree from an accredited college or university may apply, but some CCFA graduate programs have special admission requirements and prerequisites, such as auditions and portfolio reviews. 

Approved Academic Majors

Areas of Concentration

Degrees

 Architecture

 

 MArch

 Art

 Ceramics
 Graphic Design
 Painting
 Printmaking/Photography
 Sculpture

 MFA

 

 Museum Studies

 Graduate Cert.

 Art History

 Arts of Africa & the African Diaspora
 Egyptian Art & Archaeology
 General Art History

 MA

 Communication & Film

 Communication Studies
 Film and Video Production

 MA

 Communication

 Communication Studies

 PhD

 Journalism & Strategic Media

 Integrated Strategic Media
 News & Storytelling
 Visual Media
 Mass Media Research

 MA

 

 Entrepreneurial Journalism
 Multimedia Storytelling
 Social Media Analysis and Strategy

 Graduate Cert.

 Music

 Conducting
 Composition
 Jazz & Studio Music
 Music Education (Online)
 Musicology
 Orff-Schulwerk
 Pedagogy
 Performance

 MMu

 Conducting
 Composition
 Performance

 DMA

 Music Education
 Musicology

 PhD

 Artist Diploma (Performance – Vocal, Instrumental, Conducting)

 Graduate Cert.

 Theatre

 Directing

 Theatre Design and Technical Production

 MFA

Individual program requirements described in the University of Memphis 2019-2020 Graduate Catalog are  subject to change. Please consult the college level advisor for changes that may occur before publication of the  next issue of this Catalog.