Design Department

We are home to Animation and Digital Media, Game Design and Development, Graphic Design and Interactive Media, Industrial Design, Interior Design, and Master's in Design programs.
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Hello, and welcome to the Design Department!

We are one of two departments that make up the School of Art & Design at UW-Stout. The School of Art & Design is proud to be the largest art and design higher education entity in the entire upper Midwest, consisting of more than 1,000 students and 65 faculty who are actively engaged in various forms of creativity and innovation.

With award-winning and nationally-recognized programs and students, our hands-on, polytechnic-infused curriculum fosters an environment for creative problem solving and self-expression. We invite you to connect online with questions or visit us in person so you can tour our fantastic facilities and meet with our wonderful faculty.

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M.F.A. Design

Cultivate your knowledge and skills in diverse design disciplines that combine your passions for practical problem-solving and innovative teaching.
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School of Art and Design

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Four UW-Stout students awarded national Print and Graphics scholarships Featured Image

Four UW-Stout students awarded national Print and Graphics scholarships

Four UW-Stout students are among 162 nationwide who have received renewable scholarships from the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation.
Faculty members continue lifelong learning through sabbaticals, professorships Featured Image

Faculty members continue lifelong learning through sabbaticals, professorships

Seven professors earn awards for research, to improve teaching expertise through professional development
New study abroad program gives students JUMPSTART in precollege experience Featured Image

New study abroad program gives students JUMPSTART in precollege experience

Incoming first-year students gain confidence, global awareness while earning credits