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About CAMD

04/06/20 - BOSTON, MA. - Spring scenes on the Boston campus on April 6, 2020. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University

Comprised of six academic schools and departments and multiple research centers and labs, the College of Arts, Media and Design is a vibrant community of creators, innovators, and researchers dedicated to expanding artistic and academic boundaries. We integrate fundamental human literacies with cutting-edge advancements in technology, data and new media.

Our Boston campus includes a network of creative and physical maker spaces and our offerings are available at more than half a dozen of Northeastern’s global locations including Oakland, London and Vancouver.

We are inclusive, flexible, pragmatic, and responsive. Most of all, we are transforming the academic and research landscape through interdisciplinary collaborations, not just within our College and global University network, but around the world.

At the College of Arts, Media and Design, there's no one way to pursue your passions. We invite you to find your path and forge your own experience.

Elizabeth Hudson, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Arts, Media and Design

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Schools and Departments

Learning through experience to spark true innovation

Art + Design

Engage with visual, studio, digital and media arts, using emerging technologies and practices to express ideas and implement solutions.

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Cross-disciplinary study and practice of music, underscored by cutting­-edge technology and a focus on the impact of music on cultures around the globe.

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Latest news

Ritika Iyer

Ritika Iyer selected for Metropolis FUTURE100 Award

Architecture undergraduate student Ritika Iyer was recently selected as one of Metropolis Future100 winners. This award is given to the top 100 architecture and design students from across North America.

May 1, 2024

Communication Studies

One grad's journey from Christie's to CEO

Clemence Cazeau, who graduated from CAMD in 2017, joined 37xDubai as CEO in 2022. The gallery specializes in combining art and technology.

March 14, 2024