uLethbridge offers a range of innovative, relevant, and unique graduate programs in existing and emerging disciplines that prepare you to transition into your career. You can choose from more than 75 graduate programs.
The MFA Art program provides graduate students the opportunity to pursue contemporary art production through theoretical and practical scholarship. Encompassing material, critical, and conceptual investigations, students work with an open studio context with faculty who are active artists and scholars. Indigenous knowledge and cultural perspectives are supported, while an extensive Visiting Speakers in the Art Program enriches the MFA experience by creating weekly opportunities for discussion with a spectrum of practicing artist, architects, curators, critics, and historians. Resourced with excellent studios and technical facilities, and bolstered by nationally renowned galleries and arts organizations, the program offers students unique opportunities for exhibition and dialogue within a vibrant cultural community.
The MFA Dramatic Arts program offers graduate students the opportunity to explore innovative approaches to theatre production and performance including traditional theatre disciplines, as well as interdisciplinary artistic projects. The expertise of faculty members within the Department includes design, performance, technical production, and theatre history. The Department produces a robust season of main stage productions, a student-run season of studio productions, and numerous other theatre events, supported by its outstanding theatre facilities, shops, and studios. Bolstered by prolific and nationally renowned fine arts and performance arts communities, the program offers students unique opportunities to contribute to the vibrant cultural life of the region.
The Music Department offers a thesis-based Master of Arts with a specialization in musicology, ethnomusicology, music theory, and the digital audio arts. The MA program provides students with the opportunity to develop a specialized research project, while critically engaging with innovative, interdisciplinary music scholarship. The MA program strives to produce outstanding scholars, educators, and professionals whose research addresses the political, social, historical, and technological contexts that inform music practices and their meanings.
The MFA New Media program provides graduate students the opportunity to explore innovative approaches to digital art and design through theoretical and practical scholarship. As a smaller program with high caliber students and first-rate digital facilities, the MFA in New Media offers an exceptional level of interaction with faculty who are practicing artists, designers, and scholars engaged in extensive collaboration and interdisciplinary research and production. Bolstered by prolific and national renowned fine arts and performance arts communities, the program offers student unique opportunities to contribute to the vibrant cultural like of the region.