Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)
Call for graduate applications
Priority application deadline: January 15, 2015
Maryland Institute College of Art
Office of Graduate Admission
131 W. North Avenue
T +1 410 225 2256
Groundbreaking graduate programs at MICA are redefining the role of highly skilled and informed artists and designers in society. MICA offers MFA, MA, MBA/MA, MAT, and MPS programs at the vanguard of contemporary art and design education and application. MICA’s Master of Fine Arts programs are ranked among the top ten by U.S. News and World Report.
These highly competitive graduate programs offer a rigorous experience for motivated artists, designers, writers, and educators seeking to realize a personal vision, gain the skills and connections needed for professional success, and develop meaningful, collaborative relationships and networks.
Master of Fine Arts programs provide the time, space, and critical perspectives students need to harness their artistic passion and prepare for professional success in the world of visual art.
MPS and MBA/MA programs are designed to enhance professional opportunities through highly concentrated study in subjects relevant to artists and designers.
Master of Arts programs allow engaged artists to connect their passion and talent with real-world application and results.
We are now accepting applications for graduate study in our distinguished studio programs in traditional media as well as graduate programs in design, business, art education, and the humanities. MICA’s graduate programs address the unique educational needs of artists and designers who will live and work in a global society. An internationally aware faculty whose expertise is augmented by a complement of illustrious resident and visiting artists, critics, and scholars leads them. This unique mix of full-time, resident, and visiting faculty connects students with professionals who are shaping the field of contemporary art, design, and art education.
Apply to one of our 19 campus-based, low-residency, online, or certificate graduate programs:
Critical Studies (MA), Curatorial Practice (MFA), Design Leadership (MBA/MA), The Business of Art & Design (Online MPS), Information Visualization (Online MPS), Illustration Practice (MFA), Social Design (MA), Graphic Design (MFA), Leroy E. Hoffberger School of Painting (MFA), Mount Royal School of Art (Multi-disciplinary MFA), Photographic & Electronic Media (MFA), Rinehart School of Sculpture (MFA), Studio Art (low-residency MFA), Art Education (Online MA), Teaching (MAT), Community Arts (MFA), Filmmaking (MFA), Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Fine Arts, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Graphic Design
Click here to learn more about application requirements or questions about any of our graduate programs.
About the Maryland Institute College of Art
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 48 states and 61 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.