Studio Art Adv Crt

Through advanced courses, you'll gain additional training and experience in portfolio development, as well as learn the skills you need to succeed in the creative field. Join a highly-supportive yet critical academic/studio environment to grow and thrive.

Quick Facts

Rolling Admission Apply Anytime

You Can Start Fall, Spring or Summer

Delivery Option Main Campus

Cost Per Credit Hour $471

Credit Hours 18

Estimated Completion Time 1 Year


This program asks students to further their artistic focus in a continued development of their creative practice. Students may focus on study in ceramics, drawing, 2D design, 3D design, digital art, graphic design, illustration, multimedia, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, or may pursue interdisciplinary studies. Within the program, students will continue the acquisition of technical and conceptual and skills required of a professional artist. Students are required to also further their understanding of contemporary art and the critical issues facing their field.


The Studio Art Advanced Certificate Program serves students with undergraduate degrees and a minimum of 39 credits in art/design.

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SUNY Tuition

Achieving your long-term career goals shouldn’t come at the expense of your immediate financial security. Our programs are affordable — providing a quality education at a reasonable cost.


Each participant will be assigned an advisor that will meet with the student individually about his or her relevant background, knowledge, skill level, and what the student hopes to gain from enrollment in the Certificate Program. Advisors meet with students at the start of their coursework and at the end of each semester to help guide the student toward the successful completion of the program and the achievement of the student’s goals.

Career Opportunities

  • Professional artist
  • Gallery manager
  • Professor
  • Creative Professional

Program Resources

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NASAD Accredited 

We are one of the select art departments to earn accreditation from the National Association od Schools of Art and Design.

Diversity Graduate Fellowship Program

Prospective students may be eligible for an award which includes an annual stipend, in addition to fully-paid tuition for full-time study.

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More than 120 Graduate Assistantships Offered

Assistantships provide an opportunity to gain experience through professional work on campus.

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Affording Graduate School 

As part of the SUNY system, Oswego offers top rated programs at an affordable cost. Add to that our extensive offering of Assistantship and Scholarship opportunities and an Oswego graduate education is well within reach.

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