MICA's Graphic Design Post-Baccalaureate program offers students an intensive immersion in graphic design. Tailored for individuals who seek to work with a select group of dedicated peers in a challenging and supportive environment, the full-time program will prepare students for advancing their careers and/or for applying to competitive MFA programs at MICA and other colleges and universities.


New Opening Date: Sat, March 24!


Graphic Design Post Bacc Spring Exhibition
Opening: Sat, Mar 24, 5 to 7pm
Fox 3 Gallery
Part of the MICA Grad Show.

Following a personal process of generative thinking and making, students exhibit capstone projects.Featured designers: Aidan Quinlan, Allison Weinstock, Ashley Fletcher, Avery Parker, Carolyn Wolf, Chad Greenberg, Charlie Francis, Cora McKenzie, Genevieve Ott, George Nichols IV, Jessica D. Brown, Lindy Zhu, ML Howell, Meb Byrne, Meng Hsuan Lin, Qiuwei Huang and Sylvia Li.

Lecture: Books & Typography

Join us for short talks by MICA faculty and alumni (including director, Sandra Maxa) about their new books!

Type in Space Exhibition

Brown Center, 3rd and 4th floors
February 5 - February 12, 2018
3 dynamic installations by students in Maria Habib's Transmedia Type Lab!


Welcome, Class of 2018!

21 - 23 Aug
Graduate Studies Orientation - schedule
Studio desk assignments, 21 Aug, 6:00pm - 7:00pm, Fox, 412
Orientation dinner, 23 Aug, 6:00pm, Brown, 4th floor
28 Aug
Classes Begin

Realigned Exhibition

Graphic Design Post Bacc Spring Exhibition
See images on Flickr!
March 27 - April 9, 2017
Reception on March 31, 5 to 7pm
Fox 3 Gallery

Following a personal process of generative thinking and making, students exhibit artifacts, experiences, and ideas based on the theme Realigned. Part of the MICA Grad Show.

Featured designers: Lauren Biagini, Conny Cavazos, Seungkwan Chae, Hayelin Choi, Lindsey Kellogg, Jessica Kerbo, Katie Mancher, Liz Mortati, Siyao Peng, Camelia Rojas, Bobby Joe Smith III, Kanno Sonnenschein, Emily Tartanella, Kimberly Tsai, Dante Weikel, Sarah Wool.

Thank you Guest Critics!

Thanks to our guest critics: Rachel Ventura, alumna and designer at Exit 10 in Baltimore; and Frances Pharr, New-York based designer, educator and editor of extra-mural. Critics joined us for a work-in-progress session on Feb 23 and will be returning for Gallery Talks on March 30.

Sassy magazine by Rachel Ventura

Unequal Objects by Frances Pharr

Expanded Design Exhibition

Brown Center, Lower Level
December 14 - 16, 2016

Showcasing work from Expanded Design, our new elective course. Come see the interactive games and tools created with physical computing components, digitally-fabricated materials and programming know-how!