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Comic Art

Minneapolis College of Art and Design

48 months
41344 USD/year
41344 USD/year
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The B.F.A. in Comic Art at Minneapolis College of Art and Design explores and embraces conventional and experimental aspects in comic storytelling.


As a Comic Art major, you will:

  • Experiment with conventional and experimental aspects of comic storytelling.
  • Gain foundational skills in a variety of creative media related.
  • Explore traditional and digital comic formats.
  • Acquire the skills and knowledge for a professional career in comics which include collaborating, writing, presenting, and producing.

The Comic Art program offered by Minneapolis College of Art and Design stresses both traditional and digital craft while also focusing on professional development, the placement of comics and comic artists in the cultural world, and the rapidly changing self-publishing avenues in the field.

Graduates with B.F.A. in Comic Art from Minneapolis College of Art and Design will be able to:

  • Generate a balanced knowledge in the humanities both in and out of the sequential art field, to use the potential of comics to disseminate a wide range of information, and to connect and communicate to a global audiences’ needs and viewpoints.
  • Develop the structure and self-discipline to research a wide scope of historic and contemporary comic art genres and use it as inspiration to formulate work through originality and creative expression.
  • Implement the use of sequential language and concepts, process work, draftsmanship, sequencing comic page and penciling, inking and finished illustrations, coloring, lettering, and traditional craft, contemporary craft, and digital formats to create and diverse body of work while discovering an individual artistic voice.
  • Constructively evaluate, interpret, and critique your own work and the work of others.
  • Exhibit knowledge of professional workflow, expectation, and market.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Comic Media and Concepts
  • Experimental Comics 
  • Comic Book Publishing: Print and Web
  • Comic Storytelling
  • The Comic Scene
  • Comic Character Development
  • Comic Materials and Techniques

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Form
  • Official Transcripts
  • Official Test Scores
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • Portfolio (optional for BS applicants)
  • Proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Minneapolis

1130 - 2045 USD /month
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