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MassArt’s Certificate programs, delivered online and in person, give you access to experienced faculty in the fields of art and design. Whether you want to expand your professional toolkit, launch a new career, or immerse yourself in the transformative experience of creative practice, our certificate programs are here to open doors for you!

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MassArt’s Digital Media Certificate offers courses in photography and video production, animation, and experience design. The program is ideal for artists, designers, educators and professionals in a range of fields seeking skill-building in digital content creation. Students craft a customized program, choosing from concentrations in Lens-Based Media (focusing on digital photography and video) and Experience Design (including classes in coding languages, digital design, and mixed reality). Questions? Contact

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Communication Design (formerly Graphic Design) Certificate students develop skills in branding, print and digital publications, app and website design, packaging, event promotions, information design, and environmental graphics.

Fashion Certificate

Fashion Design

Fashion Certificate students gain a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of fashion design and combine this with a series of specialized classes taught by experts in the fields of textile design, sustainable fashion, handbag design, millinery, and more.

Furniture Design Certificate

Furniture Design

Furniture Design Certificate students hone the skills needed to design and build unique furniture in wood and other materials.


Industrial Design

Industrial Design certificate students develop expertise in drawing and scale-model making while gaining a strong understanding of the industrial design process from research and concept sketching to presentation and fabrication.

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Visual Storytelling & Comic Arts

Students in the Visual Storytelling and Comic Arts certificate refine both their writing and drawing skills, learning to combine the two in a rigorous and accessible approach to the sequential arts.



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