MCAD is highly selective in admitting post-baccalaureate students. Applying early enhances your chances of being admitted.

If you've missed the application deadline, you can still take classes and apply those credits toward the program once you enroll. View and register for classes.


Spring Admission
Early ActionOctober 1
Priority DecisionNovember 1
Regular DecisionDecember 1 (after this deadline, applications are considered on a space-available basis.)


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