Design Leadership (MA/MBA)

Program features

Two degrees

Earn two degrees, an MBA from Johns Hopkins and an MA in Design Leadership from the Maryland Institute College of Art, in less time and for less money with this dual degree.

Johns Hopkins and MICA 

The only degree of its kind that leverages a world-class research institution, Johns Hopkins, and a premier art school, MICA. 

Lead in design 

The unique integrated curriculum creates leaders unafraid to think differently, producing creative visionaries capable of transforming companies, marketplaces, and human welfare.

Build a network 

Cohorts consist of students with a broad range of backgrounds. Students have access to both Johns Hopkins and MICA alumni networks, allowing students to build powerful professional networks spanning industries and disciplines.

Chris Schilder, Marriott International senior manager, shares how the Design Leadership (MA/MBA) from Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and the Maryland Institute College of Art equipped him with the creative design skills and business acumen to deliver a premier hotel experience. 

Curriculum

In the Design Leadership (MA/MBA), you will master creative approaches to strategic decision-making while also learning how to apply these skills to complex management challenges and business opportunities. 

Employment outcomes

$106,375
Average base salary

89%
of graduates employed, accepted full-time or internship positions, continued their education, or started their own business within four months of graduation.

At A Glance

Program Details

Baltimore
Full Time
2 years, 66 credits
Two degrees

Tuition & Fees

Tuition Cost
Year 1: $52,964; Year 2: $46,536
Fees
$600
Financial Aid

There are numerous options for financing your education including scholarships, loans, and payment plans available to those who qualify. Learn More

Deadlines

  • Round 1: November 13, 2019
    Round 2: January 29, 2020
    Round 3: April 15, 2020
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Admissions