Creative Technologies - MFA - SOVA
The Master in Fine Arts (MFA) in Creative Technologies at Virginia Tech is a terminal degree program that prepares students to use digital and new media technologies to create, present, communicate and shape information and imagery. The program addresses emerging trends in scientific and research arenas, art and design, and industrial/commercial contexts.
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Creative Technologies – MFA

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OVERVIEW

The Master in Fine Arts (MFA) in Creative Technologies at Virginia Tech is a terminal degree program that prepares students to use digital and new media technologies to create, present, communicate and shape information and artwork. The program addresses emerging trends in art, design, and scientific / research arenas.

 

For more information, please contact the MFA Director, Rachel Lin Weaver at rlw@vt.edu.

THE MFA PROGRAM

The MFA program connects students with faculty, research, and courses across SOVA. Research trajectories for MFA students center arts and design practice, and may be further informed by other programs across the university at the intersection of the arts, design, engineering, science, and culture.

 

We also strategically leverage projects and research opportunities spearheaded by the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology, located at the Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech.

GRADUATE CREDITS

The MFA in Creative Technologies requires at least 60 graduate credit hours including original research led by the student which culminates in the MFA Thesis. MFA students work with a Thesis Committee in review and preparation for their thesis defense. The Thesis Committee is chaired by SOVA faculty. All MFA candidates complete a public thesis defense, an exhibition of their graduate thesis work, and a formal written thesis document.

 

On average, MFA students should complete the program in four rigorous semesters, or two full academic years.

Cross-Disciplinary

The Creative Technologies MFA program is fundamentally cross-disciplinary while being centered in art and design practice. Our graduate students develop original research and create works across a broad spectrum of art, design, and technology. Approaches to creative investigation span subjects ranging from coding, simulation, visualization, and 3D modeling, to projection mapping, interaction design, video art, installation, games, and virtual environments.