Application submissions are closed for 2013
You must provide the following information in the online application:
Submit your portfolio online at www.herron.slideroom.com. When submitting the portfolio online, be sure to select the “M.A. in Art Therapy” program. The portfolio should represent 10-15 pieces of artwork that show experience with different media and an ability to understand the motivations of one's personal art making process. If you are selected to participate in an in-person interview, your portfolio will be reviewed with you as a part of the interview process.
The cost for submitting the application for the M.A. in Art Therapy is $70. The $70 application fee is comprised of a $60 fee paid upon submission of the online application and a $10 fee paid upon submission of the online portfolio. The application fees are non-refundable.
Mail official transcripts from all of your undergraduate institutions attended, as well as from any graduate programs (if applicable). The transcript must demonstrate a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Your transcripts must reflect 18 or more credit hours of studio art. It must also reflect 12 credit hours of psychology, including developmental psychology (3 credits) and abnormal psychology (3 credits). For international students, if the original documents are not in English, a verified translation must be sent with your official transcripts in your native language. If you are in the process of completing a Bachelor's degree when you apply, a transcript showing your first three years of study is acceptable. If admitted to Herron, you must submit a final, official transcript verifying the completion and award of your degree directly to Herron prior to your matriculation.
Mail transcripts to:
Graduate Admissions c/o Student Services Office
Herron School of Art and Design
735 W. New York St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5222
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores are required for international students unless the applicant’s undergraduate degree is from a university in an English-speaking country. Applicants must request that an official copy of their test results be sent directly to IUPUI by the Educational Testing Service. The IUPUI reporting code for the TOEFL is 1325. Other tests or ELS coursework may be accepted in order to verify English proficiency. For a list of all options and minimum scores required, please visit the IUPUI International Admissions webpage.
Semi-finalists will be contacted for an on-campus interview as the final step of the application process. Candidates should be prepared to discuss their portfolio during the interview.