Media Arts

Degrees Offered

Program Degree Offered
Media Arts M.F.A. Program Description

Admission

Admission Application Instructions

  • Applying for admission to the graduate program in the School of Media Arts is a two-step process:
  1. First: Complete the Online Application (https://www.applyweb.com/apply/uomont/menu.html) As part of this process, applicants must do the following:
    1. Self-report GRE scores (optional).
    2. Self-report all colleges and universities attended (including grade point average)
    3. 3 Letters of recommendation.
    4. Upload a resume listing your artistic journey as well as the other jobs and professional interactions that have made up your work profile to this point.
    5. Pay the application fee.
  2. Second: Additional application must be sent directly to the School of Media Arts.
    • Request that official GRE scores be sent to the University of Montana using school code 4489.
    • Request that official transcripts be sent to the School of Media Arts from all colleges and universities you have attended (excluding University of Montana) Transcripts may also be transmitted electronically through the National Student Clearinghouse.
    • A portfolio, with examples of your work, viewable online, is subject to the following stipulations
      • Written work should total no more than 10 pages
      • Installation documentation, photography and other still image work of no more than 20 images
      • Time-based narrative or experimental film and video should contain examples totaling no more than 10 minutes
      • Please include a brief description of the works each area under which you are submitting, including date of creation, size of actual images works if they are of non-digital, production role for work if collaborative, and titles of individual works when applicable.

Admission Deadlines

  • Fall Semester - Priority will be given to complete application packets postmarked by Auguet 1st. Applications received after the deadline will be considered on a space-available basis.
Media Arts
Department website

Campus Location
McGill Hall, Room 224

Federal Express Delivery
MEDIA ARTS ADMISSIONS-DFM
McGill Hall 224
32 Campus Drive #4608
The University of Montana
Missoula, MT 59812

(406) 243-4540
Fax: (406) 243-4544
MediaArts@umontana.edu

For more information regarding the application process please contact:
Mark Shogren
Director, School of Media Arts
406.243.4534
mark.shogren@umontana.edu

Head, Graduate Program - Digital Filmmaking
Michael R. Murphy

Head, Graduate Program-Integrated Digital Media
Rick Hughes