Graduate degrees offered

Certificates + concentrations

In addition to the above, graduate degree candidates may enhance their education through focused study in the following supplemental programs:

Read more about the graduate experience

RISD and URI Offer Joint Program on Coastal Sustainability

Beginning in fall 2019 graduate students will explore interdisciplinary approaches to coastal environmental issues.

Filmmaking in Between

Experimental filmmaker Natalia Almada MFA 01 PH is one of four artists selected by Sundance for its 2018 Art of Nonfiction Fellowship program.

Studio Focuses on Racial Justice

Interior Architecture students are working with the Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island to reimagine and reconfigure Providence’s Cathedral of St. John.

Depth of Focus

Digital media fellow Rocio Delaloye MFA 16 DM helps the RISD Museum reach new audiences with bold creative content.

Hope in the Face of Crisis

In November RISD hosted a two-day symposium exploring equitable paths to environmental justice.

Departments

Apparel Design Architecture Ceramics Digital + Media Film / Animation / Video Furniture Design Glass Graphic Design History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences Illustration Industrial Design Interior Architecture Jewelry + Metalsmithing Landscape Architecture Literary Arts + Studies Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Teaching + Learning in Art + Design Textiles Theory + History of Art + Design