Interdisciplinary Design Studies at College for Creative Studies

The Interdisciplinary Design Studies course at the College for Creative Studies encourages students to progress their art and design skills across multiple creative disciplines.


School: College for Creative Studies (CSS)
Course: Interdisciplinary Design Studies
Location: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Course dates: September 2023 to May 2024 (MA); September 2023 to May 2025 (MFA)
Application deadline: 15 January 2023

The graduate program in Interdisciplinary Design Studies will prepare students to advance their design and visual arts practices through an interdisciplinary approach.

They'll hone clear, lateral perspectives and strengthen their leadership skills in multidisciplinary teams.

Students build their own customized curriculum across CCS's six other graduate programs: Art Education, Colors and Materials Design, Design for Climate Action, Motion Design, Transportation Design and User Experience Design.

The MFA degree program culminates in a written thesis course and a capstone final project that examines, transcends and redefines interdisciplinary boundaries.

Graduates of this program will pursue successful careers as creatives, curators, academics, entrepreneurs, leaders, policymakers and much more.

Applications to this course have now closed.

Top image: two students working with 3D printer.

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