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Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Introduction

MCAD invites exploration and experimentation in your creative practice. Choose from courses ranging from fine arts and design to entrepreneurship and sustainability.Offering a transformative education open to all backgrounds, MCAD gets you ready to confidently lead and practice in an ever-evolving world. It’s where students find their personal and professional purpose as creative, cultural leaders.Offering a transformative education open to all backgrounds, MCAD gets you ready to confidently lead and practice in an ever-evolving world. It’s where students find their personal and professional purpose as creative, cultural leaders.

Founded in 1886, Minneapolis College of Art and Design is located in the rich art-and-design community of the Twin Cities. Recognized nationally and internationally for its innovative approaches to art and design education, MCAD is home to approximately 800 students from 45 states and 15 countries. The college offers bachelor’s degrees in fourteen disciplines including arts entrepreneurship, design, fine arts, and media arts, one MFA, three online master’s degrees, and continuing education classes for all ages. Through the core curriculum, students focus on their careers and craft by learning technical and professional skills and developing their creative leadership capabilities. Including Emmy-winning directors, Whitney Biennial artists, and Guggenheim fellows, MCAD alumni make an impact. They set new standards across a broad range of creative careers, from independent artist to corporate designer to entrepreneur.

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Locations

  • 2501

    2501 Stevens Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA, 55404, 2501

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