School of Art and Design

Joann Cole Mitte Building Room 2112
T: 512.245.2611 F: 512.245.7969

The School of Art and Design offers graduate studies within the innovative low residency MFA in Communication Design. MFA Communication Design candidates experience a conceptually rich low-residency program that emphasizes exploration and design research utilizing a wide array of visual communication methods and forms.  Our active, diverse faculty create an invigorating creative environment, and each semester visiting artists and designers bring distinctive viewpoints on design and its many contexts. Students cultivate rigorous research practices using independent and collaborative frameworks to create and present work that is critically relevant and socially impactful. Our graduates emerge prepared to make significant contributions to their communities and the communication design field through thoughtful, well-informed, and robust design practices. 

Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)

Penn, Beverly, Distinguished Professor Emerita, Art & Design, M.F.A., State Univ of NY at New Paltz