KCAD's specialized degree programs give you the expert instruction and personalized support you need to transform your creativity into a marketable skill set—and from there, a dynamic career.

Undergraduate Programs

Young woman painting on a canvasOur undergraduate programs are designed around traditional and emerging opportunities in the professional world. We emphasize the work patterns, technologies, tools, and techniques that will prepare graduates for a seamless transition to their lives as working designers and artists. 

Graduate Programs

Male student standing next to his artworkGraduate students at KCAD develop through a process of guided exploration. Examining the traditional and progressive, the intuitive and intellectual, the individual and collaborative, the expressive and technical, the theoretical and the practical, students find a vision that's truly their own.

High School Dual Enrollment

Group of young people working togetherKCAD's High School Dual Enrollment program is a great way for high students who are motivated and creative to get a jump on college. We currently offer dual enrollment programs at several high school locations throughout the State of Michigan as well as offering on-campus course opportunities. You can even receive tuition support through the State of Michigan School Aid Act.

Community Engagement

Two men talking in front of a brightly lit wooden wallKCAD is always looking for new opportunities to get outside the classroom and connect with designers, artists,  educators, makers, and problem solvers of all kinds who understand and appreciate the power of creativity to transform ourselves and the world around us. 


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Come see what students have created in KCAD's immersive degree programs!


2022 Online Annual Student Exhibitions


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KCAD faculty are also expert artists, designers, and scholars who leverage their deep professional experience to help students make the most of their education.

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