Master of Professional Studies / Information & Data Visualization
Maryland Institute College of Art

Program Details

Don't just look at the numbers.   Go further into the data and figure out exactly how to make it make sense to others through graphics and images.  With an online Master of Professional Studies in Data Analytics & Visualization (MPS) from MICA, you will learn how to design effective visual communication using both your creativity and analytical ability.  And, what company doesn’t need a professional who can effectively and succinctly drive-home their story and reach their targeted audience?

This 15-month program is designed for full-time, working adults.  You’ll work with a cohort, have one residency on-campus, complete a portfolio and study:

  • Data & Statistics
  • Visual Cognition & Perception
  • Visual Analytics


The program includes a three-day residency on campus.

  • 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