Graduate Program

Master of Design Studies

A post-professional graduate degree provides advanced expertise for individuals holding professional design degrees. The interdisciplinary degree offers specialized knowledge through the investigation of emerging and critical issues and extends traditional design education in contemporary settings. The Master of Design Studies is a one-year, three-semester program with multiple concentrations. Utilizing strengths across the University of Arkansas campus, each concentration combines course offerings with a professional residency to immerse students in these dynamic fields.