Declare Your VMA Degree

The degree programs in Visual and Media Arts combine a variety of skills with a liberal arts education. The programs are designed to support students’ acquisition of conceptual and technical skills while fostering their awareness of current issues, theoretical frameworks, as well as the historical and cultural contexts for art production.

Here you can find the information you need about visiting, applying to, and declaring your VMA Major. If you have other questions about declaring your degree or the VMA experience, the VMA Department Office is here to help.

Art Education


> Apply Here

Art History


> Declare Degree Here

Film & Video Production


> Declare Degree Here



> Declare Degree Here

Studio Art


> Declare Degree Here


VMA Scholarships

Scholarships help ensure that the best and brightest students can access a Grand Valley education and enrich our campus, regardless of their socioeconomic situation. They are a great resource to help reduce your reliance on student loans. Grand Valley has a wide variety of scholarships available to new and returning students.

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Financial Aid

Grand Valley State University is a great place for students to invest in their futures. The Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships can help you maximize your investment by working with you to determine how to most effectively meet your unique needs. 

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Visit VMA

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Visiting campus is an ideal way to get to know our community. The VMA Office is open Monday through Friday except on major holidays. We recommend that all prospective students take a student-led tour of both our Calder Arts Center and Lake Superior Campus Buildings. 


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Page last modified March 8, 2023