School of the Arts and Design


Director: Pamela Youngblood, Professor

Location: MUSIC 114
Phone:  940-898-2500

Graduate Degrees Offered

The M.F.A. in Art degree is granted through the Federation of North Texas Area Universities.

Texas Woman's University is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music and the National Association of Schools of Dance.  

The School of the Arts and Design brings together the Divisions of Dance, Fashion Design & Merchandising, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts. The School is a community of artists, educators, therapists, and scholars, and serves a diverse student population, especially women, within a liberal arts context.

Interdisciplinary artistic engagement is integral to the School of the Arts and Design. Student and faculty creative involvement is encouraged across traditional and new media in a spirit of innovative and inventive collaboration. The faculty and students in dance, fashion design and merchandising, music, theatre, and visual arts come together to share in performing arts productions, concerts, exhibitions, and cross-disciplinary projects and programs. The School is committed to promoting understanding and appreciation of the power of the arts to reflect and influence society and to make a difference in the lives of the people they serve.

Performing and exhibiting facilities include the 1150-seat Margo Jones Performance Hall, the 110-seat Redbud Theatre, Eberly Recital Hall, studio performance spaces in the Dance Building and Pioneer Hall, and two professional-quality galleries in the Fine Arts Buildings.

Students may major in any one of the divisions with degree programs leading to the Master of Fine Arts, Master of Music, Master of Music Therapy; and in Dance, the Doctor of Philosophy degree. Teacher certification programs are offered in dance, music, and visual arts.

Division statements, admissions requirements, degree programs, and course listings for each individual Division are located in the division sections of this catalog and on the division homepages.

For more information, visit the School of the Arts and Design website.