Department of Art & Design

Inspiration • Creativity • Innovation • Passion

As an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), the Department of Art and Design at Millersville University offers a diverse range of bachelor’s, master’s and certification programs tailored to meet your unique needs and goals. Under the guidance of our dedicated faculty, who are recognized experts in their respective fields, you'll gain the confidence, knowledge and skills for a successful career in fine arts, graphic and interactive design or art education.


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Welcome to Millersville's Art & Design Department

Ready to make your mark on the creative world? Then you’ve come to the right place.

Bachelor of Design (BDes) - Now enrolling!

The department of Art & Design at Millersville University offers a new degree, a Bachelor of Design (BDes), and a new major in Interactive and Graphic Design. This degree and major aim to provide students credentials that more accurately...

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Bachelor’s, Master’s and Certification Programs

Millersville University offers Bachelor of Art (BA), Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA), Bachelor of Science in Education in Art (BSE) and Master of Education in Art Education (M.Ed.) degrees, plus certification programs.

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Grow with the Expertise and Support of Our Faculty

Our faculty is comprised of professionals with deep experience who will challenge and push you to excel in your major. View our faculty profiles and see why more students are choosing Millersville University.

Our Faculty

Develop Your Skills in Our Robust Facilities

From our extensive art history library and expansive studios to state-of-the-art computer labs for graphic and interactive design, Millersville offers the tools and resources to advance your knowledge and build a successful portfolio.

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Gain Exposure and Inspiration in Our Art Galleries

Across campus, from our home in Breidenstine Hall to Millersville’s Ware and Winter Visual Performing Arts Centers, you’ll discover a number of contemporary gallery spaces that feature faculty and visiting artist shows and offer...

Our Galleries

View Our Students' Work

The quality of our education combined with the inspiration, creativity, innovation and passion of our students can be seen in their work.

Our Students' work

Art and Design programs

Portfolio Reviews

If you are interested in earning a degree with us, please review the Portfolio Submission (BA, BFA, BSE) or Design Review (BDes) process and if you have any questions, please call 717-871-7249 or use our web form.

We also encourage you to schedule a visit to campus to learn more about our programs and the University.

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From new residence halls to high-tech facilities, learn why students refer to MU as a “home away from home.”

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