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Art & Design

Focused on the needs of twenty-first century artists and designers, the Art & Design Department prepares students with the conceptual and technical abilities needed to succeed in the professional world. Earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art with a concentration in Studio Art or Graphic Design.

Why Study Art & Design at UMass Lowell?

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Learn from World-Renowned Faculty

Our talented faculty have the real-world experience to help you develop your skills and achieve a successful career you truly enjoy.

Get Hired Before You Graduate

Through professional internships and co-ops, many students have jobs lined up before they even don their cap and gown.

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Our Alumni Succeed

Join the ranks of talented B.F.A. graduates who move on to some of the country's top graduate and professional schools, and to exciting and fulfilling careers such as - user experience architect, web developer, web designer, animator, art director, creative director, graphic designer, shoe designer, teacher, gallery director, decorator, to name a few.

Meet Our Students

  • I tried to get involved with as much as I could … What other athlete has that opportunity at these really big schools?

    By balancing her graphic design studies with a four-year field hockey career and a wealth of leadership roles, Kelly Freitas '16 graduated with America East Woman of the Year honors.