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The Master of Design: Design Innovation (MDes) program at MassArt is a full-time, two-year (60 credit hours) graduate program that prepares the next generation of innovators to lead organizational and social transformation at corporations, nonprofits, educational institutions, and entrepreneurial ventures.
Students at MassArt study film and video as fine arts, in an environment that emphasizes and supports the development of a personal vision and encourages experimentation across mediums and genres.
Every MassArt degree program includes a core curriculum of at least eight general education courses offered in Humanities and Integrative Sciences and Biological Arts, designed to provide context, insight, and fresh perspectives for students pursuing the arts.
The MFA Low Residency program offers artists and educators a 60-credit terminal degree, earned in two academic years and three summer residencies on the MassArt campus in Boston’s arts district.
Painting students are part of an intense working environment where they can pursue their own direction. The program encourages diverse practice and does not limit the development of work into other genres.
Photography students study photography as fine art with an emphasis on the history of photography and the body of criticism surrounding the medium, as well as the development of their own personal vision and experimentation in the studio.
The Studio for Interrelated Media (SIM) is designed for student artists interested in a curriculum that supports idea-centered, interdisciplinary, and non-media speciﬁc artistic practice, alongside autonomous and collaborative working strategies and self-governance.