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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

  • When I met the jumps coach, Coach Swett, and saw the art department and some of the work happening here, I knew I wanted to come be a part of both.

    Struggling with the loss of her dear friend Toni, Alana Kelley dedicated her year-long capstone project to him to earn her degree in graphic design.