Graduate Programs

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.​

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.



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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. 

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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.

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Faculty Work

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.

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Faculty Directory

Our graduate program faculty empower you to refine your ideas and processes through thoughtful research, intentional experimentation, and interdisciplinary critical analysis.

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Virual Events

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!

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Interested in More Info?

We'd love to stay in touch as your creative journey unfolds! Join our mailing list to stay connected to what's happening at KCAD, and/or follow the link below to receive a copy of our Graduate Viewbook in the mail.

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Graduate Admissions

P: 616.259.1237
E: [email protected]
Office Hours: Mon–Fri, 8am–5pm

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