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Massachusetts College of Art and Design

621 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115-5882.
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A free-standing state-supported art and design college.

Date of Initial Accreditation: 9/1/1948
Year of Most Recent Comprehensive Review: 2017
Academic Year of Next Scheduled Comprehensive Review: 2026-2027

Degree-Granting, Non-Degree-Granting, Charter Member, NECHE, Not-for-Profit, Public.


Kymberly N. Pinder, Acting President
Telephone: (617) 879-7365

Daniel A. Serig, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Interim Provost
Telephone: (617) 879-7549

Degree and Program Listing

Certificate-3 years: Fashion Design; Graphic Design; Industrial Design.

Bachelor of Fine Arts-4 years: Animation; Architectural Design; Art Education (Community Education); Art History; Ceramics; Communication Design; Fashion Design; Fibers; Film/Video; Glass; Illustration; Industrial Design; Jewelry and Metalsmithing; Painting; Photography; Printmaking; Sculpture; Studio for Interrelated Media (SIM).

Bachelor of Fine Arts-4 1/2 years: Art Education (Art Teacher Education, Certification).

Art Teacher Preparation Program (Post Baccalaureate).

Master of Arts in Teaching-1 year plus 1 summer.

Master of Fine Arts-2 years: 2-D Fine Arts; 3-D Fine Arts (Fibers, General, Metals); Design.

Master of Fine Arts (Low Residency)-2 plus years: Fine Arts [Boston].

♦ Division of Professional and Continuing Education.

Master of Arts-1 year plus 1 summer: Art Education.

Master of Design-2 years: Design Innovation.

Master of Education (Low Residency/Distance Learning)-1 year plus 2 summers: Art Education.

Master of Fine Arts-2 years: Film/Video; Photography.