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About Continuing Education at Moore
Moore is uniquely suited to help you achieve your goals for personal and career development. With a 160-year legacy of educating students for careers in art and design, Moore is the only professional college of art and design in Philadelphia specializing entirely in the visual arts.
Moore’s Certificate Programs focus on providing adult men and women with an efficient way to move their career forward in a select group of especially rewarding design fields. Each program offers the opportunity to develop expertise in a specific professional area in as little as one year. A certificate from Moore College of Art & Design is a prestigious credential that helps you achieve your career goals.
The Art & Design Studios supplement certificate programs and enable adults to expand their creativity in Moore’s dynamic environment. Each course is designed to provide a relaxed, yet inspiring setting for practicing artists and beginners alike. Project-based learning develops essential skills and fosters the re-envisioning of personal and professional creativity.
Moore’s vibrant Philadelphia campus is home to a close-knit community. As an educational leader, Moore is committed to developing confident students with the professional skills to succeed.
Moore is a member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design
Moore College of Art & Design is distinguished for its outstanding programs in art and design with up to date content reflecting input from prominent educators and practicing professionals in relevant fields and cutting-edge industries.
Fast Track Programs
Students may earn a certificate in as little as one year, although there is no time limit for completion.
Small class sizes mean individualized instruction and attention from outstanding practictioners committed to meeting each student’s needs.
Students have easy access to Moore’s library, design studios and digital media labs. The Center City Campus, just off Logan Square, is three blocks from Suburban Station. Discounted parking is one block away
Certificate students receive lifetime assistance from the Locks Career Center, whose professional staff offer coaching, resume/portfolio advising, and job search resources focused on art and design fields.
Courses may be taken for credit (or noncredit) and used toward an undergraduate degree or as graduate degree prerequisites. College credit is preferred for employee tuition reimbursement programs. Teachers with Pennsylvania Certification may earn PA Act 48 credits.
Digital classes take place in Moore’s state-of-the-art Fox Center for Digital Arts, Design Media, & Printing. The labs are open to CE students with official IDs when not otherwise in use.
Become a Moore Alum
Certificate graduates are members of the Alumni Association sponsoring workshops, exhibitions, and other events offering social and networking opportunities for area artists and designers.