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Students gain advanced knowledge of visual communication (print and screen-based design), exhibitions, interior architecture, and textile and fashion design. Students graduate with creative work and research methodology skills in sustainable design practices suitable for professional careers in design.


Program Address

Department of Design
216A Art Building
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 752-1165
(530) 752-1392

Program Type

Departmentally-Based Graduate Program
Lead Dean: 
College of Letters and Science
Major Code: 

Degree Requirements

Administrative ByLaws

Application Deadlines

Jan 5, 2020
Space Available: 
May 1, 2020
Prospective Student Fellowship: 
Jan 5, 2020
Continuing Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2020

Degrees Offered

M.F.A. Plan I

Admission Requirements


Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Chair

  • Department Chair
  • Design Program
  • 07/01/2013
  • Program Chair
  • Design Program
  • 07/01/2017

Academic Advisors

  • Advisor: Admissions and Primary Contact
  • Design Program
  • 09/01/2017 to 08/31/2020

Senior Academic Advisor in Graduate Studies

Internal Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies

External Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies