- Studio facilities: located at the university's Star Store campus in New Bedford, our studios feature state-of-the-art equipment and ample work areas
- Internships: gain first-hand experience with internships in industry, textile production studios, or museum education programs
- Annual trip to New York City design studios and museum collections.
- Community: interact with professionals and peers by attending guest lectures, visiting industry reviewers, and participating in the Fibers Club
- Campus Gallery: exhibit your work on campus
Earn an advanced degree
Master of Fine Arts in Artisanry: Continue your education with a master's in artisanry. You can choose to specialize in ceramics, fibers, jewelry/metals, or wood/furniture.
Master of Art Education: With an emphasis on how the arts are integrated into daily life, the MAE program leads to a single-level professional certification in Massachusetts as an art teacher in grades Pre K-8 or 5-12.
Post-Baccalaureate Artisanry Certificate: The program is designed for students interested in pursuing a post-baccalaureate "fifth year" of technical and studio-based study of textile design and fiber arts. Students build an extensive portfolio and often continue on to MFA degree programs.