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Master’s in Art & Design, MA

Online Master’s in Art & Design

The Master’s in Art and Design provides students with a firm foundation in critical theories and trends, as well as the practical application and problem solving involved in design. Students are exposed to various approaches in the field, provided with a historical overview of the field, and are introduced to the principles of a wide range of areas with emphases in graphic design, web user experience, photography, digital art, and project management.

A graduate student in the College of Arts and Humanities may take only one tutorial or independent study course and may enroll in a maximum of nine graduate credit hours per semester. A student may not receive graduate credit for any course designated as a dually enrolled course if that student received credit for the undergraduate version of that course.



Program at a Glance

2-4 years

Duration

30

Credit Hours

$551

Cost per Credit

100%

Online

Course Spotlights

Our online programs offer immersive learning where and when you need it – connecting you to the classroom-to-career tools you need to build the future you want.

Industry-Driven Art & Design Curriculum

From instructors rooted in real-world expertise in areas such as history, photography, video, and web design to coursework that aligns with best practices in the field, your MA in art & design degree program will connect classroom with your career through immersive, experiential learning in your area of interest.

Capstone Project or Internship Opportunity

Reinforce your classroom learning in art & design through a capstone project or internship. Apply a cumulative understanding of your coursework through your capstone experience or take your learning directly to a role in the field through an internship in the community.

Accelerated Degree Completion

Complete your master’s degree in art & design in two to four years online, and transfer your learning directly to the field even before you graduate.

Transfer up to 9 Credits

Complete your master’s in art & design even faster by transferring credits from your previous learning experiences. Save time and money on your education!

Concentrations

The Master of Arts in art and design provides students with a firm foundation in critical theories and trends, as well as the practical application and problem solving involved in design. The Art and Design (MA) with Emphasis in Digital Art is a total of 30 credit hours, including 15 credit hours of major coursework and 15 credit hours of emphasis coursework.

The Master of Arts in art and design provides students with a firm foundation in critical theories and trends, as well as the practical application and problem solving involved in design. The Art and Design (MA) with Emphasis in Graphic Design is a total of 30 credit hours, including 15 credit hours of major coursework and 15 credit hours of emphasis coursework.

The Master of Arts in art and design provides students with a firm foundation in critical theories and trends, as well as the practical application and problem solving involved in design. The Art and Design (MA) with Emphasis in Photography is a total of 30 credit hours, including 15 credit hours of major coursework and 15 credit hours of emphasis coursework.

The Master of Arts in art and design provides students with a firm foundation in critical theories and trends, as well as the practical application and problem solving involved in design. The Art and Design (MA) with Emphasis in User Experience is a total of 30 credit hours, including 15 credit hours of major coursework and 15 credit hours of emphasis coursework.

The Master of Arts in art and design provides students with a firm foundation in critical theories and trends, as well as the practical application and problem solving involved in design. The Art and Design (MA) with Emphasis in Project Management is a total of 30 credit hours, including 15 credit hours of major coursework and 15 credit hours of emphasis coursework.

Why Choose Lindenwood University Online?

Since 1832, Lindenwood University has served students worldwide with affordable, high-quality academic programs providing real experience and real success. After nearly 200 years of academic excellence, Lindenwood is committed to a set of core values, including integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity, and community.

Quality

Quality

We evolve our online degree programs to reflect the latest in academic research and innovation and to meet the top standards of higher education.

Affordability

Affordability

We are committed to the development of original ideas, knowledge, and innovative approaches to solving complex problems.

Career-Focused

Career-Focused

Our programs align curriculum to industry realities from experienced instructors who share real-world insights.

Support

Support

We employ experts who are dedicated to helping our students with financial aid planning, enrollment counseling, tutoring services, and more.

We are committed to helping you succeed.

Throughout each step of your online degree program, you will receive support. From enrollment and tuition planning to staying on the right track, your support team is there to ensure your success.

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