Graduate Studies Information Days

Join us for one of our Grad Info Days.

Meet with CCAD faculty, staff, and current students to learn more about our graduate programs. Each session includes details about curriculum, facilities, scholarships, and application procedures, plus student panels and plenty of time for questions. Light refreshments will be served.


No Grad Info Days are scheduled at this time, check back soon!


MFA in Visual Arts

Our Master of Fine Arts program draws inspiration from the way artists actually work. The project-based, multidisciplinary program is designed to develop not just your artistic skills, but also your skills in planning, communication, and leadership.

Master of Design in Innovation Design Strategies

The Master of Design in Innovation Design Strategies blends design thinking, future thinking, experience design, strategic design, and service design to train human-centered designers to lead.

CCAD Graduate Studies, 390 E. Broad Street, Columbus, OH


Careers for Master of Fine Arts graduates

Accessory designer
Apparel designer
Architectural photographer
Art critic
Art Prize Finalists
Creative director

Exhibition designer
Faculty of Art and Design
Fashion designer
Fashion photographer
Fine artist
Gallery director
Graphic designer

Marketing director
Museum collections manager
Museum director
New American Paintings
Product design
Toy designer
Video editor

Careers for Master of Design graduates

Brand designer
Business designer
Concept designer
Content development manager
Creative director
Creative strategist
Creative technologist
CX/UX researcher
Design consultant

Design director
Design manager
Design project manager
Design researcher
Design strategist
Experience designer
Faculty of Design
Foresight designer
Futurist researcher

Head of Design
Human-centered designer
Innovation designer
Organizational change strategist
Product manager
Service designer
Strategic designer
Social designer