Schools & Departments

Collaboration and creativity across disciplines

The College of Arts, Media and Design comprises six schools and departments that create inspiring works, forge innovative research, and develop interdisciplinary academic programs—all in the heart of Boston. We are a bold, curious, and collaborative community that breaks down traditional barriers and seeks fresh ideas at every turn. We hope you’ll join us.


The School of Architecture explores the changing nature of our world and the role architecture plays—from the impact of urban density to the increasing demands for sustainability—across a variety of degree programs and experiential learning opportunities.

Art + Design

The Department of Art + Design draws from a breadth of disciplines and global learning opportunities to transform talented and dedicated students into multidimensional professionals and artists—enabling them to create a life and career out of their passions.

Communication Studies

The Department of Communication Studies delivers the knowledge and experiences students need to succeed across a wide range of areas, with popular emphasis on production and entertainment, digital communication, social activism, health, interpersonal communication, and more.


The School of Journalism integrates interdisciplinary thinking and new media techniques into innovative degree programs. Our ever-evolving curriculum and strong co-op empower students to tell impactful stories that engage audiences across platforms.


The Department of Music inspires creative growth through intellectual discovery and innovation. Our diverse range of programs—from theory and composition to performance and interactive media—are taught by a faculty of professional musicians, industry experts, and music practitioners.


The Department of Theatre offers a transformative education by aligning performance and production with academic inquiry and professional experiential learning. Students prepare for meaningful careers while exploring theatre as a living art that engages our global society.

Your Passions. Your CAMD experience.