Degree Programs

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design’s 4-year Bachelor of Fine Arts program welcomes aspiring artists who are seeking an independent, serious arts-focused education. The BFA program is offered in five majors: digital media, fine art, graphic design, illustration and photography.

The college’s innovative curriculum challenges students to explore their creativity, foster growth through real-life experiences and affirm their passion for a career in the visual arts.

Foundation & Liberal Arts

PCA&D’s first year program, the foundation year, provides the basis for all disciplines in the visual arts. Our liberal arts curriculum builds critical-thinking and effective writing, research, and analysis skills throughout your degree studies.

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Continuing Education & Youth Classes

With art classes for kids, teens, and adults being small in size and big on substance, students are enriching their lives with creativity and developing practical skills.

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Careers & Preparation

97% of students were employed or pursuing an advanced education within a year of graduation.

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PCA&D is proud of our highly accomplished faculty who bring professional experiences and learning from around the globe.

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