All our graduates are fluent, savvy, and literate across multiple disciplines and are building a more creative community in Columbus, across the country, and around the world.
Whether you are a fine artist or designer looking to be part of a truly multidisciplinary, project–based community or a designer or business professional eager to be a part of the future of design, solving the world’s most urgent problems, we welcome you.
Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts: New Projects
CCAD's Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts: New Projects offers a two-year project-based curriculum in which each student works on a personal project each semester, with the project forming the foundation of their work.
Students work with select faculty who provide one-on-one feedback, meet weekly in the Graduate Seminar for group critiques with faculty and peers, and participate in an off-campus learning experience.
Master of Design in Strategy & Innovation
The Master of Design in Strategy & Innovation provides a hands-on experiential learning curriculum is spread across two years. Each semester builds on the previous, widening students’ knowledge with increased complexity of design thinking and research.
Throughout these topic-focused semesters, MDes candidates collaborate on real-world commercial, cultural, and community-based projects, developing innovative solutions to timely problems.