January 4, 2023

Graduate art and design programs

Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)

Kellie Gillespie.

Eric Benoit.

Elliot Higger.

Anna Reed.

Jeff Glendenning.

Come to the school where artists, designers, curators, and educators become thought-leaders, change-makers, and creative entrepreneurs driving social, cultural, and economic futures.

Ranked 8th in the country by US News & World Report, MICA’s graduate community offers 18 unique degree programs engineered for creative practitioners eager to advance their practice through rigorous applied study. 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.

The Office of Graduate Admission at Maryland Institute College of Art is currently accepting applications for graduate study beginning in the summer and fall of 2023.

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), Photography + Media & Society (MFA), Rinehart School of Sculpture (MFA), Studio Art (summer low-residency MFA).

Master of Arts
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), Data, Analytics & Visualization (MPS), UX Design (MPS).

For more information about programming or to begin an application, visit here.

About MICA
Acknowledged nationally as a premier leader in art and design education, the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is deliberately cultivating a new generation of artist—one that is capable of seamlessly integrating innovation, entrepreneurship and creative citizenship with contemporary approaches to art, design and media.

MICA is redefining the role of the artists and designers as creative, solutions-oriented makers and thinkers who will drive social, cultural, and economic advancement for our future. As the oldest continuously degree-granting college of art and design in the nation, MICA is located in Baltimore, deeply connected to the community. It is a leading contributor to the creative economy regionally and a top producer of nationally and internationally recognized professional artists and designers.

Thank you!

An email with a confirmation link has been sent to the email address you entered. To complete your subscription, click this link.