More than an education, KCAD graduate programs provide an immersive environment for exploration and growth, empowering students to expand their career opportunities, enlarge their sense of creative possibility, and fuel their passion for lifelong learning.
Master of Architecture
Master of Arts in Design
Master of Arts or Certificate in Visual and Critical Studies
Master of Fine Arts Painting
Advanced Studies in Design and Innovation Certificate
Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University (KCAD) has discontinued the Master of Art Education program. Effective Fall 2020, admission to the Master of Fine Arts in Drawing, Master of Fine Arts in Printmaking, and Master of Fine Arts in Photography programs has been suspended. While we are no longer accepting applications to these programs, we invite you to explore our other graduate program options via the links above.
Student Work Gallery
KCAD graduate students pursue creative possibility across the spectrum of design and fine art media. Explore current and past work from all of our graduate programs.
Student Research/Thesis Database
From fine art studio work and thesis projects to writings on community, accessibility and ethics, explore current and past student research and thesis projects.
Our graduate program faculty are also expert artists, designers, and scholars who leverage their deep professional experience to help you make the most of your education.
Our graduate program faculty empower you to refine your ideas and processes through thoughtful research, intentional experimentation, and interdisciplinary critical analysis.
CONNECT TO KCAD
Due to Covid-19, the KCAD campus is currently closed to the public out of concern for the safety of our guests, students, staff, and faculty. We invite you to connect with us virtually instead!