The Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts and Design
About the College
The Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design (The Westphal College) offers graduate programs in Arts Administration, Fashion Design, Interior Architecture & Design, Digital Media, Museum Leadership, and Television Management. The programs are distinctive in content and professionally oriented.
The Westphal College is a community of learning within the areas of media, design, the fine arts, the performing arts, and the management of creative enterprise that values experiential and immersive education; it is a place where students are encouraged to give form to ideas by learning to negotiate change in an ever-changing world. Through creative, critical, and collaborative approaches, the Westphal College’s diverse programs seek to foster innovation and leadership in progressively interconnected professional disciplines and areas of study.
The academic programs are rigorous, and provide the appropriate balance of a solid foundation with individual creative direction, cultural awareness, strong technical skills, and an understanding of management and professional practice. The College is committed to a continual review of our curricula, processes and outcomes in order make those improvements and refinements necessary to further enrich our students’ education, and to continue to foster independent thinkers, astute leaders, and creative problem solvers.
- Graduate study in and digital media, fashion design, interior architecture + design includes two years of full-time graduate study. There are some programs that require pre-requisite coursework before entering into the graduate level studies.
- Students may enroll in the arts administration program on a full-time or part-time basis. Full-time arts administration students may complete the degree in five terms. The arts administration graduate program is also available as a fully-online degree through Drexel e-learning.
- Students may enroll in the Paul F. Harron Graduate Program in Television Management program on a full-time or part-time basis. Television management students enrolled full-time in either option should plan to take two full years to complete the program.