March 29, 2018

Final application deadlines for Graduate Art + Design programs

Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)

(1) Chelsea Odden, Nocturne 1. (2) Jennifer Zwelling, Orchid. (3) Elena Johnston, Layered Pours.

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

MICA is accepting applications for graduate study in a diverse array of degree and certificate programs engineered for creative practitioners eager to advance their practice through rigorous applied study. The graduate community is the hub for an extensive community of artists, designers, illustrators, filmmakers, curators, educators, critics, activists, innovators and business strategists to collaborate, co-learn, and prepare for professional practice.

Currently accepting applications for:

Master of Fine Art
Community Arts (MFA), Curatorial Practice (MFA), Filmmaking (MFA), Photographic and Electronic Media (MFA), Studio Art (Low-Residency MFA)

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

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

Online MPS (Applications accepted through July 1, 2018)
Business of Art & Design (MPS), Information Visualization (MPS), UX Design (MPS)

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Fine Art

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 either program, or to begin an application, visit

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