The USC Roski School of Art & Design

Artists and designers from across the U.S. and around the world come to study at the USC Roski School—a unique environment for creativity, experimentation and collaboration in the heart of Los Angeles.

Our Programs

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    Undergraduate Programs

    Pursue one of three USC Roski undergraduate programs, including a BA Art, a studio-based and immersive BFA Art, or a BFA Design with 2D and 3D applications. Our open curriculum encourages you to explore, combine, mix, match and move freely among media.

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    Graduate Programs

     Earn an MA in Curatorial Practices and the Public Sphere; a studio-intensive MFA Art featuring critical exchange and curator collaboration; or a studio-based MFA Design degree focused on contemporary practice. With no requirement to specialize in a medium, you can focus on what’s relevant to your needs and interests.

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    Special Opportunities

    Learning outside the classroom enriches your practice and prepares you for a career. The school’s professional internship program has relationships with L.A.’s top museums, galleries and creative studios. You’ll have chances to exhibit your work in our celebrated galleries and compete for special prizes and grants. And international opportunities include art- and design-related study abroad programs.

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    Life at Roski

    An arts education in a small school, within a major university that has every activity and resource you might want, at the center of one of the world’s most exciting creative capitals—that’s Roski. With the L.A. Arts District next door and all of SoCal’s adventures within reach, you’ll have every opportunity to immerse yourself in the arts and enjoy the environs. 


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