Post-Secondary Enrollment Option
MCAD's Post-Secondary Enrollment Option (PSEO) program is competitive and highly selective. 如果承认, you may attend class on campus if you live within fifty miles of MCAD, or you may take an online class if you live more than fifty miles from campus. PSEO enrollment occurs during the fall and/or spring semester of your senior year of high school. You may take one class per semester for two semesters for a total of six credits. These credits are transferable to MCAD's BFA or BS degree programs.
Dates and Deadlines
MCAD is currently accepting PSEO applications for spring semester (January to May).
Write a carefully edited one- or two-page statement that shows your interest in the visual arts:
- Why do you want to participate in the MCAD PSEO program?
- How does it fit into your educational goals?
- What art and design classes have you participated in previously?
Official High School Transcript
Official transcripts must be sent directly from the issuing institution. Transcripts marked "Issued to Student" are not considered official. Your transcript must show that you will be a senior during the upcoming/current academic year and that you have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA (C+ average). MCAD will accept unofficial copies for review in the application process uploaded to SlideRoom or 电子mailed, with official copies due prior to enrollment.
Two Letters of Recommendation
Include one letter from your high school guidance counselor and one from a parent or guardian. You may send the request directly to the recommendation writer via Slideroom.
Portfolio of Artwork (论坛)
发送通过 Slideroom; please do not mail)
Your portfolio is one of the most important requirements in the admissions decision. It should consist of twelve digital examples of your best, most recent work. Include drawings done from observation (rather than drawings copied directly from photographs or other artists’ works), along with paintings, 雕塑, 设计项目, 摄影, 电影, 等. If you have interactive work, please share the URL along with a paragraph explaining the project and your creative role.