Innovation starts with your vision. Whether your dream is to launch or grow a creative business or launch a leading-edge product, the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) combines an innovative approach to business education tailored for creatives to make your vision a success. We support you every step of the way as you learn at the intersection of design, technology, and entrepreneurship. View some of our innovative student capstone projects that are making an impact in the world.
The M.P.S. in the Business of Art and Design program at MICA is a 30-credit hour program, designed to be completed in 15 months while working full time. 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. If you’re looking to pivot or advance your career in the product management field, we prepare you to lead the lifecycle from concept to launch to go-to-market strategy.
The program consists of two tracks – an Entrepreneur track and a Product Management track.
Vows of Style is a bridal agency that provides original content from emerging bridal brands along with a carefully curated directory of stylists, designers, and services to help brides streamline their shopping experience. Click here to see more examples!
Chimaera is an art gallery and community focused on illuminating the beauty and implications of biology + technology. Click here to see more examples!
Joyful Clay answers society’s call to action with pottery that is unique, sustainably packed, and reusable, and intended to encourage its customers to breathe, slow down, and surround themselves with positivity and joy. Click here to see more examples!
The virtual industry immersive occurs at the midpoint of the program and enables you to collaborate with your cohort and network with each other as well as industry professionals. It consists of a mix of workshops, keynotes, and hands-on activities. This two-day experience surveys concepts, tools, and techniques that promote innovation. Students engage in exercises designed to apply and test creative techniques. At the conclusion of the virtual industry immersive, students will have knowledge of and practice with a number of approaches that can be applied through the second half of the program and into their careers.