art & design

• Majority of RISD alumni pursue graduate school in art & design.
• Attain a degree from an institution different from your undergrad.
• Your body of work & application should be cohesive & developed.
• Demonstrate maturity & focus but also remain open in your learning.


master of fine arts

College Art Association MFA Guidelines

Fine Arts Rankings

Noodle - Graduate School Search

Peterson's


international design schools

Best 60 Design Schools in the World

Industrial Design Schools in Europe

Industrial Design Schools in Europe (alternate)


american design schools

Top Art/Design Programs

Top Graphic Design Schools


master of arts administration

Association of Arts Administration Educators – Graduate Programs


master of arts in art therapy

Degree-granting Institutions

Educational Requirements

State Requirements

NYU Master of Arts in Art Therapy


master of arts in teaching

Becoming an Art Teacher

CAA Grad Program Directory

Definitions of Graduate Education Degrees