Student Work

BA Art Studies

The Corcoran College of Art and Design's Bachelor of Arts in Art Studies is designed for the student who wants to engage deeply with art history, contemporary topics in the humanities, cultural criticism, and media theory while, at the same time, pursuing a rich and varied exposure to studio art-making practice.

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BFA / MAT Art Education

The Corcoran's five-year combined Bachelor of Fine Arts / Master of Arts in Teaching degree is designed for artists and educators committed to both sides of this dynamic dual-degree program.

Surrounded by the creative and cultural inspirations of Washington, D.C., students receive extensive school, museum, and community-based educational training through pre-practicum and internship... Read more

BFA Digital Media Design

Students in the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Media Design program are immersed in an educational environment that prepares them for becoming design professionals. They will join a community of established, progressive designers who will mentor and guide them through their studies. During their studies design students will be introduced to media companies, non-profit organizations, design... Read more

BFA Fine Art

Lynne Sures BFA Fine ArtThe B.F.A. Fine Art program at the Corcoran is a nationally recognized interdisciplinary course of study that includes optional concentrations in... Read more

BFA Fine Art Photography

Muriel Hasbun Photo Chair

The Corcoran's undergraduate Photography programs focus on the roles that lens-based media play in contemporary life. They also emphasize personal creativity, awareness... Read more

BFA Graphic Design

Students in the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design program are immersed in an educational environment that prepares them to become design professionals. They will join a community of established, progressive designers who will mentor and guide them through their studies. Design students will be introduced to media companies, non-profit organizations, design studios, and government... Read more

BFA Interior Design

Students in the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design program are immersed in an educational environment that prepares them for becoming design professionals. They will join a community of established, progressive designers who will mentor and guide them through their studies. Design students will be introduced to numerous media companies, non-profit organizations, design studios,... Read more

BFA Photojournalism

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photojournalism program is an ideal training ground for a new generation of creative visual reporters and documentarians. Photojournalism majors learn the traditions of visual reportage and are introduced to the new media and skill sets required in this rapidly changing field.

The program's faculty includes working photographers from The Washington Post and... Read more

Your First Year 2013

The first year of college as an undergraduate student can be exhilarating and life-changing but also daunting.

The Corcoran College of Art and Design’s First Year Program immerses new students into life at school as seamlessly as possible while also challenging them to experience a host of new ways of thinking about art, design, and life itself. From the innovative First Year Studio... Read more

MA Art and the Book

The Master of Arts in Art and the Book program offers a comprehensive approach to studying the history and theory of book culture as well as contemporary techniques for creating artists' books.

The program draws on the culturally rich collections of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Library of Congress, the National Museum of Women in the Arts, National Gallery of Art Library, the... Read more

MA Art Education

The Corcoran College of Art and Design's art education programs offer students a distinctive opportunity to study in a museum environment and to engage with the Corcoran Gallery of Art as an integral part of their coursework and student experience. Rich in learning and teaching experiences, the art education programs have a special focus on community engagement and issues of social justice.... Read more

MA Exhibition Design

The Master of Arts in Exhibition Design Program is one of the few accredited graduate programs in the nation devoted to interpretive exhibition design. The curriculum is a balanced integration of academic, technical, and design courses. Students obtain the professional skills needed to create experiences and narrative environments that engage, educate, and entertain audiences.

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MA Interior Design

The Master of Arts in Interior Design is a 60-credit degree program that offers students an opportunity to explore the theory and practice of design and the built environment. The program emphasizes critical thinking and a conscious consideration of the impact design has on people and the planet.

The program provides a strong foundation in the field by encouraging the exploration... Read more

MA New Media Photojournalism

The New Media Photojournalism program at the Corcoran College of Art and Design is the first of its kind, created to help visual journalists study and address the changing world of photojournalism.

Emphasizing strong storytelling skills and fluency in multimedia platforms, the Master of Arts in NewMedia Photojournalism program incorporates writing, photography, audio, video, and web... Read more

Master of Arts in Teaching

The Master of Arts in Teaching program at the Corcoran College of Art and Design offers students a rare and distinctive opportunity to study at one of the country's only museum-schools as is an integral part of the coursework and student experience. Rich in learning and teaching experiences, the program has a special focus on community engagement and issues of social justice.

A 60-credit... Read more