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Art Therapy - Admissions Requirements

Graduate Studies

Art Therapy - Admissions Requirements

Student applicants may be admitted to the program upon completion of the following minimum prerequisites:

  1. The candidate for admission must satisfy the general admission requirements for Graduate Studies, including graduation from an accredited college or university.
  2. Art Therapy candidates must have 18 semester credits of Studio Art and 12 semester credits in Abnormal and Development Psychology. (Some deficiencies may be taken at UW-Superior before or during first 12 months of attendance.)
  3. Two letters of recommendation from college faculty who are familiar with the applicant's work and potential.
  4. Art Therapy candidates must submit a slide or compact disk portfolio showing basic proficiency in drawing, painting and three-dimensional media. Other media, i.e., photography, ceramics, etc., may be included. Fifteen to 20 images of individual pieces suggested. The quality of the portfolio will be assessed by UW-Superior Visual Arts faculty as a measure of the candidate's likelihood of success in the program.
  5. Deadline for application for Fall semester enrollment is the previous April 1. Applications received after April 1 will be considered as vacancies allow.
  6. Be advised that criminal background checks must be passed by many practicum sites and future employers.

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