February 1, 2013

Call for applications: Online Master of Professional Studies and Graduate Programs at MICA

Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)

Call for applications: MICA online graduate business degree for creative professionals
Designed especially for the unique needs of creative professionals, the online Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in the Business of Art and Design graduate program at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) allows students to gain the skills needed to start, grow, or sustain businesses or advance as a dynamic creative manager within an existing one. Through a combination of online instruction and brief residencies at MICA, students gain grounding in key areas including business management, accounting, finance, marketing, negotiation, legal issues, and more. This first-of-its-kind, 14-month program allows students to earn their master’s degree in just over one year while maintaining their current schedule and lifestyle.

Prospective students can learn more or apply at

Graduate Programs at MICA
MICA MFA programs are perennially ranked in the top 10 of MFA programs in the visual arts by US News & World Report, including #3 in Graphic Design and #5 in Painting/Drawing. Sixteen groundbreaking campus-based, online, and low-residency programs include:

Art Education (Online MA)
Business of Art and Design (Online MPS)
Community Arts (MFA)
Critical Studies (MA)
Curatorial Practice (MFA)
Design Leadership (MBA/MA)
Graphic Design (MFA)
Illustration Practice (MFA)
Information Visualization (Online MPS)
LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting (MFA)
Mount Royal School of Art (Multidisciplinary MFA)
Photographic & Electronic Media (MFA)
Rinehart School of Sculpture (MFA)
Social Design (MA)
Studio Art (Low-residency MFA)
Teaching (MAT)

More information about applying to graduate programs at MICA can be found at

Founded in 1826, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is the oldest continuously degree-granting college of art and design in the nation. The College enrolls nearly 3,500 undergraduate, graduate, and continuing studies students from all 50 states and 57 countries in fine arts, design, electronic media, art education, liberal arts, and professional studies degree and non-credit programs. Redefining art and design education, MICA is pioneering interdisciplinary approaches to innovation, research, and community and social engagement. Alumni and programming reach around the globe, even as MICA remains a cultural cornerstone in the Baltimore/Washington region, hosting hundreds of exhibitions and events annually by students, faculty, and other established artists.


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