Master of Professional Studies / Business of Art & Design
Maryland Institute College of Art

Program Details

Combine business savvy with creativity in this online MPS in Business of Art & Design offered by MICA.  Marketing hard goods and services is one thing, but how do you sell art?  How do you negotiate a contract of creativity?  Where do you place your retail gallery for maximum foot traffic?  This graduate degree, available 100% online, aims to fill the niche and give creative directors, art managers and others a way to start and sustain business in the art world.  This program can be completed in 15-months and includes one on-campus residence, alongside coursework in:

  • Finances
  • Taxes & Accounting
  • Social Media Marketing


This program requires 3 on-campus residencies.

  • Official transcripts showing proof of bachelor's degree
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Statement of intent
  • Reflective Essays
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Portfolio

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education