School for Professional and Continuing Studies

No matter what stage of life you are in, art and design education can add to your life- professionally and personally. A wide range of programs are available to help you increase your creative potential, whether you are looking to enhance your creative career or simply want to push the limits of your self-expression. Courses are available for adults, teens, and children.

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International and Domestic Travel Intensives

International Travel

College students can spend their summer refining their creative technique in the centers of the world's most unique cultures: France, Nicaragua, Peru, Italy, South Korea, Africa, or New York.

The Business of Art and Design (MPS)


The mostly on-line Master in Professional Studies (MPS) degree program in the Business of Art and Design provides a comprehensive, highly concentrated education in business management specifically for artists, designers, and related professions.
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Design Leadership (MBA/MA)

Design Leadership (MBA/MA)

New approaches are needed to solve today’s complex global business challenges. Learn to make innovation a standard mode of operation.
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Programs for Teens and Children

Talented Teens

It's never too early to start refining creative gifts. MICA's programs for elementary and middle school students provide structured opportunities for kids to challenge themselves artistically while having fun.

Programs for high school students help them get ready for college while interacting with other talented young people from around the world.

Programs are offered after school, on weekends, and during the summer.
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Information Visualization (MPS)

The Wheel of Life

The MPS in Information Visualization trains professionals to translate data and information into graphics, images, and interactive designs that communicate more effectively to more people.
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Continuing Studies and Professional Development

Professional Development

MICA offers courses and workshops in graphic design, mobile advertising and design, software tools such as the Adobe Creative Suite, and introductory business classes exclusively for professionals seeking high-level continuing education taught by accomplished designers, creative directors, and businesspeople.
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A wide range of fine arts and design courses include classes and workshops in drawing, painting, photography, graphic design, and Web design.
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UX Design (MPS)

UX Design (Online MPS)

The MPS in UX Design prepares professionals to understand both the design and computer science sides of the user-experience equation. The program combines analytical problem solving and design thinking to enable student mastery of UX design principles.
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