The Penn State School of Visual Arts M.F.A. program with a concentration in Graphic Design emphasizes research and pedagogy, and is designed for individuals who by previous training and study have sufficiently prepared for the undertaking. Any qualified student who has graduated from an accredited college that offers a bachelor of design, bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, or bachelor of fine arts in the area of graphic design or the equivalent may seek admission. This M.F.A. program encourages interaction among graduate students and faculty across disciplines within the School, the College of Arts and Architecture, and the University.