Columbus College of Art & Design is one of the nation’s top private art and design colleges. We offer a Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts and two Master of Professional Studies programs: one in Retail Design and another in User Experience Design. Here you'll prepare to shape culture and commerce at the highest level in the midst of a thriving artistic community.
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 Graduate Degrees 

Amelita Mirolo MFA in Visual Arts

Our Amelita Mirolo MFA  in Visual 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. 

MPS in Retail Design

Our Master of Professional Studies in Retail Design program has an approach to retail that only an art and design school can offer, balancing business acumen with innovation and creativity to meet the challenges of tomorrow. You’ll gain a mastery of the retail landscape and industry connections that will put your career on the fast track.













MPS in User Experience Design

Our Master of Professional Studies in User Experience Design program builds on CCAD's legacy as a place to learn creative problem solving. From building better apps to finding ways to improve human interactions, you’ll graduate with the essential knowledge and experiences to thrive in this growing field.