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Call for Graduate Applications at Maryland Institute College of Art

Founded in 1826, the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is the oldest continuously degree-granting college of art and design in the USA. The College enrols 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 programmes.

Ground breaking graduate programmes at the Maryland Institute College of Art (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. These highly competitive graduate programmes 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 programmes 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 programmes are designed to enhance professional opportunities through highly concentrated study in subjects relevant to artists and designers.

Master of Arts programmes allow engaged artists to connect their passion and talent with real-world application and results.

MICA is now accepting applications for graduate study in the distinguished studio programmes in traditional media as well as graduate programmes in design, business, art education, and the humanities. MICA's graduate programmes 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.

Priority application deadline is 15 January 2015.

For more information, please contact: Maryland Institute College of Art, Office of Graduate Admission, 131 W. North Avenue, Baltimore, MD, USA; mica.edu/graduate

To learn more about application requirements or questions about any of graduate programmes please visit: www.mica.edu/Contact_Us.html