Call for applications: Graduate Art + Design programs
Maryland Institute College of Art
Above: Courtesy MICA.
Above: Courtesy MICA.

Priority application deadline: January 17,

Fred Lazarus IV Center for Graduate Studies
131 West North Avenue
21201 Baltimore, MD

The Office of Graduate Admission at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is currently accepting applications for graduate study beginning in the summer and fall of 2018.

MICA offers 20 unique degree and certificate programs engineered for creative practitioners eager to advance their practice through rigorous applied study, including new graduate-level offerings in Illustration (MA) and Graphic Design (MA). The graduate community is a hub for an extensive community of artists, designers, illustrators, filmmakers, curators, educators, critics, activists, innovators and business strategists to work together and thrive.

Master of Fine Arts
Community Arts (MFA) / Curatorial Practice (MFA) / Filmmaking (MFA) / Graphic Design (MFA) / Illustration Practice (MFA) / LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting (MFA) / Mount Royal School of Art (Multidisciplinary MFA) / Photographic and Electronic Media (MFA) / Rinehart School of Sculpture (MFA) / Studio Art (Summer Low-Residency MFA)

Master of Arts
Art Education (Online/Low-Residency MA) / Graphic Design (MA) / Illustration (MA) /  Social Design (MA) /  Teaching (MAT)

Master of Business Administration / Master of Arts
Design Leadership (MBA/MA), offered in conjunction with Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School 

Online Master of Professional Studies (MPS)

Business of Art & Design (MPS) / Information Visualization (MPS) / UX Design (MPS)

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Fine Arts

For more information about our programs, or to begin an application, visit

Graduate Study at MICA
Maryland Institute College of Art’s graduate school has been recognized in the top 10 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. With 20 unique graduate degree and certificate programs, MICA offers a rigorous experience for highly motivated artists, designers, writers, curators and educators seeking to realize a personal vision, gain the skills and connections needed for professional success, and develop meaningful, collaborative relationships and networks. For a full list of graduate programs and opportunities, click here

For more information about MICA’s programming, or to visit the campus, contact the Office of Graduate Admission at [email protected]

November 9, 2017


Fred Lazarus IV Center for Graduate Studies, Baltimore