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Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization in Fine Arts (GISFA)

Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization in Fine Arts (GISFA)

The graduate interdisciplinary specialization in fine arts (GISFA) makes it possible for students to pursue a broad-based arts education or a close focus in a second arts field, beyond their major program of study.

A programmatic approach to interdisciplinarity among artists pursuing their graduate degrees at the Ohio State University, the GISFA program offers students a well-rounded, flexible and pedagogically founded curriculum.

The specialization provides students essentially a “graduate minor” in art-making across all arts disciplines concurrently with the M.F.A. or an equivalent degree in fields like the M.M. or D.M.A. in the student’s own discipline.

Students and instructor gathered for a session
Students practicing violins
student in a lab coat at an exhibit
Study group for OSU dance students.