Build your creative voice and resume: you’ll do that here.

The Department of Art + Design offers classes in Ceramics, Graphic and Interactive Design, Interior Design, Painting, Photography and New Media, Printmaking and Fibers, and Sculpture. It is a place where you will learn from expert artists and designers while earning a degree that will equip you for a career that you’re passionate about.

The department is housed in the Holland College of Arts and Media.

Academic Programs

Find the degree in art and design that will help you find the job that fits your passion.

Learn While Doing

With dedicated creative spaces, student organizations, and travel opportunities, you will get your hands dirty and learn in exciting places outside of the classroom.


  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design Accreditation Logo
  • NKBA Affiliated School Logo
  • Council for Interior Design Accreditation Logo

Where will I create?

Check out the studio space where you will create your next masterpiece.

Learn from expert artists

Meet the talented people that will help take your creativity and skills to the next level.

Our Mission 

Through collaborative learning environments, the Department of Art + Design at Southeast Missouri State University provides students with active learning and professional experiences in the visual arts, producing creatives, problem solvers, makers, educators, and scholars.


Office Phone
(573) 651-2790
River Campus Seminary 104
Mailing Address
One University Plaza, MS 7825
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701