SVA MFA Photography, Video and Related Media


The MFA Photography, Video and Related Media Department is the premiere program for the study of Lens and Screen Arts. For over 25 years, this fine art program has produced remarkable graduates who have flourished as exhibiting artists, journalists, and commercial artists, as well as curators, scholars, and teachers. Noted as a top-tier program in U.S. News & World Report, our educational goals attract fine art students with diverse backgrounds from all corners of the world.

Beginning with the nascence of the digital age in the late 1980s, SVA recognized the need for integrating photography into the “realm of the circuit.” Charles H. Traub was appointed to build a graduate program that would be innovative and lead the field in thi... More