Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.
The word “applied” in “applied arts degree” means that it is vocational in nature. After completing this type of program, students are armed with the skills they need to begin a career without the need for further education or training.
Spanning 23 countries, North America is continent filled with educational opportunity. Students have the opportunity to learn multiple languages and develop an understanding of vastly different cultures.
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As a sequential art student at SCAD, you will learn to wield the power of narrative in every medium: comic books, graphic novels, cartoons, comic strips, Manga, children's books and storyboards. [+]
At SCAD, you can get your hands dirty and play at the intersection of fine art and design technology. Printmaking is a 21st-century discipline that merges historical and contemporary theories, so we give you exclusive access to all of the tools you need to master every application of the art. [+]
At SCAD, you can turn your passion for painting into a rewarding career in fine art and new media. Our students and alumni have exhibited at world-renowned museums — from the Guggenheim to the Museum of Modern Art to the Smithsonian — and share their work at the world's most prestigious art fairs, including the Hong Kong International Art Fair and Art Basel Miami Beach. [+]
The EVMS Graduate Art Therapy and Counseling Program is a rigorous academic program based in growth oriented and reflective classroom, studio, community and clinical experiences. [+]