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Program Offerings

MICA’s Master of Professional Studies degrees offer intensive, online education designed to develop both creative and professional skills. Gain valuable education and experience from industry-leading faculty in a flexible, online delivery format. MICA offers a variety of M.P.S. programs designed to enhance students’ understanding of various fields of study within the design industry.

Business of Art & Design

This degree empowers creative professionals like you with a business education focused on the skills needed to launch, sustain, and grow a creative business or launch new products. The program consists of two tracks – an Entrepreneurship track and a Product Management track.

Data Analytics & Visualization

Master an array of information visualization practices by employing qualitative and quantitative analysis and applying storytelling methods to data and information, and utilizing design strategies to develop a visual narrative.

UX Design

Explore both the design and technical sides of user-experience, while mastering the analytical, problem-solving, and design thinking skills required in today’s tech-focused marketplace.

The Ratcliffe Center for Creative Entrepreneurship (RCCE) is a hub of creative applied entrepreneurial support, resources and programming especially designed to help MICA students and Alumni be successful. Learn more about RCCE.


As the oldest continuously degree-granting college of art and design in the nation, the Maryland Institute College of Art is a top producer of nationally and internationally recognized professional artists and designers.

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