SVA MA Design Research

SVA MA Design Research, Writing & Criticism1 is a one-year graduate program2
devoted to the study of design, its contexts & consequences.
Our graduates have gone on to pursue research-related careers in publishing, education, museums, institutes, design practice, entrepreneurship, & more.3

  1. Formerly known as D-Crit
  2. About the program
  3. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. All successful candidates awarded a significant scholarship!
SVA MA Design Research

136 W 21st St, 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10011


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(212) 592-2228

Open House for Prospective Students! – SVA MA Design Research

Open House for Prospective Students!

Join us for a series of short and snappy presentations by current faculty and recent alumni and learn about the rigorous curriculum, the impressive work, and the invaluable network of the MA program in Design Research, Writing & Criticism. Presentations will be followed by an informal reception where prospective students have an opportunity to meet faculty and alums, ask questions about the application process, and tour the department.