Watch students and faculty describe the graphic design certificate experience at MCAD.

You're just ten courses away from unmatched skills and a killer portfolio.

MCAD is launching a new fully online master of arts in graphic and web design in Fall 2018 and will be sunsetting this program at that time. If you are interested in the on-campus experience of the graphic design certificate program, Spring 2018 is your last opportunity to enroll!

Work around Your Day Job

Designed for motivated working adults, this two-year program takes place evenings and online during your free time. Courses cover design principles, typography, ideation, web design, workflow management, and more.

Learn Smarter: On Campus and Online

Our curriculum is designed to help you master content and develop your skills in the most effective way possible. Most students attend an on-campus evening class twice per week and take another online.

Personal Attention = Closer Connections

Small classes allow you to forge close connections with your instructors and classmates, maximize your opportunities for collaboration, and broaden your professional network.

Launch Your Design Career

Talented designers are in high demand. With the strong technical and conceptual skills and experience you develop at MCAD you'll stand out to creative agencies, art directors, recruiters, and everyone else in the creative world.

Tell Me More about Graphic Design at MCAD

Alumni Spotlight

Jasper Kange

Jasper Kange ’15

"My certificate has given me the skills to succeed and break into the field. MCAD is a very respected school and the networking is unbelievable."

Faculty Spotlight

Aaron Deyoe

Aaron DeYoe, Adjunct Faculty

Aaron DeYoe has extensive experience with branding and identity, publication layout, pre-press, design for print and web, illustration, typography, art direction, printmaking, advanced doodling, and science fiction.